Boston Rainfall. The daily rainfall amounts (in inches) for Boston in a recent year consist of 365 values with these properties:
The mean daily rainfall amount is 0.083 inch.
The median of the daily rainfall amount is 0 inches.
The minimum daily rainfall amount is 0 inches and the maximum is 1.48 inches.
a. How is it possible that the minimum of the 365 values is 0 inches and the median is also 0 inches?
b. Describe the distribution as symmetric, left-skewed or right-skewed.
c. Can you determine the exact number of days that it rained? Can you conclude anything about the number of days that it rained? Explain.
Label your answers and keep them in order.