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Math 146 Online Worksheet #3A Name ___Tien Tran___________________ Measures of Averages (Center) Date: _2/1/2021___Score: _______/46ptsRevised: December 2019Answer 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 130Questions: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 Mauid) Define the population for the given data.