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MAT 143 Lab - Problem Solving Assessment



The exam grades for a MAT 143 midterm exam are given below. The professor is trying to determine if she should curve the grades or not. The professor wishes to find the best measure of center to represent the exam scores so that she can make an informed decision. Consider the various measures of center and scenarios when each would be the best measure of center. What would be the best measure of center and why, for the scores given below? Using the best measure of center, should the professor curve the scores?

98, 76, 81, 64, 0, 72, 93, 95, 88, 67, 74, 80, 64, 68, 91, 85, 79, 100, 80, 89, 92, 83, 91, 31.

Please answer each item below labeled one through six with complete sentences.

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