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Unformatted text preview: Row Mean Median Q3 IQR a 32.9 19.6 51.8 10.2 b 32.9 19.6 51.8 44.1 c 40.4 49.2 51.8 52.4 Row c is eliminated because the median is larger than the mean; the reverse is true in right-skewed data. Row a is eliminated because the IQR is too small. The value given is less than the distance between Q3 and the median, and the IQR is the distance between Q3 and Q1, which is smaller than the median. Row b is the correct answer Page 1 of 1...
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2012 for the course STATS 100 taught by Professor Grandal during the Spring '11 term at Harvard.
- Spring '11