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style="color:rgb(45,59,69);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);">Determine the mean, mode, median and range for the 16 decades of hurricanes data. Consider this the known population. Compare your sample mean to the population mean. How does it compare? Is your sample mean representative of the population mean? Now think about the process of random sampling. Next week we shall see how close your sample came to being representative of the population. 


Decade Sample Cat 3-5 Hurricanes Your Sample Cat 3-5 hurricanes from the previous week 1851-1860 1 6 1861-1870 2 1 1871-1880 3 7 1881-1890 4 5 1891-1900 5 8 1901-1910 6 4 1911-1920 7 7 1921-1930 8 5 1931-1940 9 8 1941-1950 10 10 1951-1960 11 8 1961-1970 12 6 1971-1980 13 4 1981-1990 14 5 1991-2000 15 5 2001-2010 16 7 Source National Hurricane Center Population Your Sample  Mean Mode Median  Range Determine the mean, mode, median and range for the above data. Compare your sample mean to the population mean. How does it compare? Is your sample mean representative of the population mean?

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