Section 3.1 Unit 2 Discussion

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Section 3.1 problem 1 page 80 1. Environmental Studies: Death Valley How hot does it get in Death Valley? The following data are taken from a study conducted by the National Park System, of which Death Valley is a unit. The ground temperatures (_F) were taken from May to November in the vicinity of Furnace Creek. Compute the mean, median, and mode for these ground temperatures. 146,152,168,174,180,178,179,180,178,178,168,165,152,144 Arrange data in order
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Unformatted text preview: 144,146,152,152,165,168,168,174,178,178,178,179,180,180 Median = 168+174 =342/2 =171F Mode is the most frequent data used, which is 178F Mean is the sum of all data (so add all data values together) 144 + 146 + 152 + 152 +165 + 168 + 168 + 174 + 178 + 178 + 178 +179 +180 +180 =2342/14=167.3 F I can not figure out how to insert a x with a line over it to state the mean, does anyone know how to do this? Thanks April...
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