# Describe which measure of average mean, median, mode was...

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Math 146 Online Worksheet #3 Name: Kharen Lansang Measures of Center and Variation Score: _____________________/40pts Answer the following questions. 1. A job applicant at a local fast-food company asked three employees regarding the salary of employees in this company. Describe the measure of central tendency (mean, median, mode) that was used in each situation. Mean a) The manager says that the mean salary of its employees is \$14 an hour. Median b) An employee says that half of the employees make over \$14.50 an hour and half make less than \$14.50 an hour. Mode c) An employee says that most employees make \$13 an hour.
2. Describe which measure of average (mean, median, mode) was probably used in each situation.
3. Maui Vacation : The Maui News gave the following costs in dollars per day for a random sample of condominiums located throughout the island of Maui. 89 50 68 60 375 55 500 71 60 50 250 45 45 125 235 65 Questions: a) Compute the mean and interpret this value in the context of the problem. 40 350 60 130
Interpretation: The average cost per day of random sample of condominiums