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# In Exercises, find the (a)mean, (b) median, | Ch 3.2 - 10BSC

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Problem 10BSC

In Exercises, find the (a)mean, (b) median, (c) mode, and (d) midrange for the given sample data. Express answers with the appropriate units of measurement. Then answer the given questions.

Florida Manatee Deaths Listed below are the numbers of manatee deaths caused each year by collisions with watercraft. Manatees, also called “sea cows, “ are large mammals that live underwater, often in or near waterways. The data are listed in order for each year of the past decade. The data are from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. What important feature of the data is not revealed through the different measures of center?

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Florida Manatee Deaths Listed below are the numbers of manatee deaths caused each year by collisions with watercraft. Manatees, also called “sea cows, “ are large mammals that live underwater, often in or near waterways. The data are listed in order for each year of the past decade.

The data are from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

78,81,95,73,69,79,92,73,90,97

Deaths caused are

69,73,73,78,79,81,90,92,95,97

a).

Mean :

Mean is calculated by adding up all the number and dividing that sum by the total number of numbers.

The formula for Mean is

Here,

∑, represents the summation

X, represents deaths

N, represents number of deaths.

Mean =

Mean =

Mean = 82.7 deaths

Mean  83...

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