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Decade Sample cat 3-5 Hurricanes Your sample cat 3-5 hurricanes from pervious

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?


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.



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