Problem 54E
Trudy Green works for the TrueGreen Lawn Company. Her job is to solicit lawncare business via the telephone. Listed below is the number of appointments she made in each of the last 25 hours of calling. What is the arithmetic mean number of appointments she made per hour? What is the median number of appointments per hour? Write a brief report summarizing the findings.
9 
5 
2 
6 
5 
6 
4 
4 
7 
2 
3 
6 
3 
4 
4 
7 
8 
4 
4 
5 
5 
4 
8 
3 
3 

Solution:
Step 1 of 4:
We have the data for the number of appointments for the 25 hours.
9 
5 
2 
6 
5 
6 
4 
4 
7 
2 
3 
6 
3 
4 
4 
7 
8 
4 
4 
5 
5 
4 
8 
3 
3 

The claim is to find the arithmetic mean and the median number of appointments per hour.