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Math 146 Online Worksheet #3A Name ____________________________ Measures of Averages (Center) Date: ____________Score: _______/46ptsAnswer 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. _________________a) The manager says that the mean salary of its employees is \$14 an hour. _________________b) An employee says that half of the employees make over \$14.50 an hour and half make less than \$14.50 an hour. _________________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. _________________a) One-half of the factory workers make more than \$9.25 an hour and one half make less than \$9.25 per hour. _________________b) Most people prefer red convertibles over any other color. _________________c) The most common fear today is fear of speaking in public. 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) Identify the variable in this data set. Be specific. b) Is the variable quantitative or qualitative? _________________c) 40 350 60 130