Worksheet 3A-1.spring2020 (1) - Math 146 Online Worksheet#3A Measures of Averages(Center Revised December 2019 Name_Tien Tran Date_Score\/46pts

Worksheet 3A-1.spring2020 (1) - Math 146 Online...

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Math 146 Online Worksheet #3A Name ___Tien Tran___________________ Measures of Averages (Center) Date: _2/1/2021___Score: _______/46pts Revised: December 2019 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. ____median_____________a) One-half of the factory workers make more than $9.25 an hour and one half make less than $9.25 per hour. ______mode___________b) Most people prefer red convertibles over any other color. ______mean___________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 40 350 60 50 250 45 45 125 235 65 60 130 Questions: a) Identify the variable in this data set. Be specific. The cost in dollars per day b) Is the variable quantitative or qualitative? ___quantitative______________ c) Define the sample used in this data set. a random sample of condominiums located throughout the island of Maui d) Define the population for the given data.

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