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## Problem 20BB Chapter 2.3

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Problem 20BB

Interpreting a Histogram Refer to the histogram given for Exercises 1-4 and answer the following questions:

a. What are the possible values (rounded to the nearest inch) of the largest height included in the histogram? What are those values expressed in feet and inches?

b. Why is it wrong to say that the people with heights between 43 in. and 55 in. are the tallest people because they have the tallest bars in the histogram?

Exercise 1

Sample Size What is the approximate number of people with heights of 55 in. or less?

Exercise 2

Class Width and Class Limits What is the class width? What are the approximate lower and upper class limits of the first class?

Exercise 3

Outlier? What is the height of the tallest person included in the histogram? Where on the histogram is that height depicted? Is that height an outlier? Could that height be an exceptional value that is correct, or is it an error? Explain.

Exercise 4

Gap What is a reasonable explanation for the gap between the group of people with heights between 43 in. and 55 in., and the group of people with heights between 57 in. and 77 in.?

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107 inches to 109 inches are the possible values (rounded to the nearest inch) of the largest height included in the histogram and 8 feet 11 inches to 9 feet 1 inch are those values expressed in feet and inches.

b).

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