MAT 161 Project 2
1. a) With an outleir, the mean should not be used as the central tendency. The median or
mode should be used as the central tendency, instead. Although the mode and median will
stay similar with or without an outlier, the mean and stand
MAT 161 Discussion board Response 1
I definitely agree with your assessment of the average temperature for Florida being
unrealistic, I would imagine the average temperature would be much higher. I also thought
Texas was way too low for what it should be
MAT 161 Discussion board Response 2
Good job on this assignment. After looking over your answers, I would have to say I
disagree with your answers for question four. An outlier is a value that is far removed from the
data set. An outlier does not include
Time
(hours)
0
5
10
15
20
25
30
Amount of yeast
(grams)
10
119
513
651
662
664
665
Problem 1.
This graph is concaved upward. As time increases, the rate at which the amount of yeast is
increasing, so as hours go by the amount of yeast in the dough rises.
years
balance
0
0
1 883.638
2 1767.276
3 2650.914
4 3534.552
5 4418.19
5.658426
5000
I would have to
invest 5.658426
years at $850 with
an annual rate of
3.9% compounded
quarterly to have
$5000.00.
years
balance
0
500
5 2614.85
10 5229.699
15 7844.549
20
Section 1.1
What is a Function?
Definition: A relation is a pairing of one set of elements with another set of elements. Note:
the order of the pairing is important.
Example of a relation:
Jack, 21 , Sue, 19 , Mark, 23
Definition: The domain (input) of