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Unformatted text preview: 2 Other Measures of Location: Quartiles, Percentiles, and Trimmed Means A trimmed mean is a compromise between mean and median. A 10% trimmed mean, for example, would be computed by eliminating the smallest 10% and the largest 10% of the sample and then averaging what remains. Categorical Data and Sample Proportions Example 13 1.3 Measures of variability Example 17 Fuel efficiency (mpg) of 2009 Ford Focus. A computing formula 3 Boxplots Example 19 thickness of the floor plate of an aboveground tank used to store crude oil. o The five-number summary o Outlier o Comparative boxplots...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course STAT 511 taught by Professor Bud during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.
- Fall '08