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Get Full Access to Elementary Statistics - 12 Edition - Chapter 2.2 - Problem 20bsc
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Problem 20BSC

Weights of respondents were recorded as part of the California Health Interview Survey. The last digits of weights from 50 randomly selected respondents are listed below. Construct a frequency distribution with 10 classes. Based on the distribution, do the heights appear to be reported or actually measured? What do you know about the accuracy of the results?

5   0   1   0   2   0   5   0   5   0   3   8   5   0   5   0   5   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   8

5   5   0   4   5   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   8   0   9   5   3   0   5   0   0   0   5   8

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Solution 20BSC

Because there are disproportionately more 0s’ and 5s’, it appears that the weights reported not measured. Consequently, it is likely that the results are not very accurate.

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