Political Contributions Listed below are contributions (in dollars) made to the two presidential candidates in a recent election. All contributions are from the same Zip code as the author, and the data are from the Huffington Post. Do the contributions appear to favor either candidate? What do you conclude after learning that there were 66 contributions to Obama and 20 contributions to McCain?

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- The mean contribution made to the Presidential candidate Obama in a recent election is $653.87.

The mean contribution made to the Presidential candidate Mc Cain in a recent election is $458.53.

- The median contribution made to the Presidential candidate Obama in a recent election is $452.

The median contribution made to the Presidential candidate Mc Cain in a recent election is $350

The two sets results of mean contribution to Obama ($653.87) is more than that the mean contribution to Mc Cain ($458.53). Therefore, the contributions appear to favor Obama.