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ZIP Codes An article in the New York Times noted that

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Problem 4RE

Problem 4RE

ZIP Codes 

An article in the New York Times noted that these new ZIP codes were created in New York City: 10065, 10021, 10075. Find the mean of these three numbers. What is fundamentally wrong with this result?

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Answer:

Step 1 of 1

Given, new ZIP codes were created in New York City: 10065, 10021, 10075

Mean of the three numbers =

                                            =  

                                            =  10053.67

It is meaningless, because ZIP codes does not have any measurements.

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Chapter 3.4, Problem 4RE is Solved
Textbook: Elementary Statistics
Edition: 12
Author: Mario F. Triola
ISBN: 9780321836960

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