Algebra II : Basic Statistics

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Example Questions

Example Question #71 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range of the numbers:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The range is the difference between the highest and lowest numbers of the data set.

The highest number provided is .

The lowest number is .

Subtract the two numbers.  Be careful when subtracting a negative number that we are adding it instead.

The answer is:  

Example Question #72 : Basic Statistics

The heights of three animals are measured.  A monkey is 3 feet , rat is 3 inches, and a cat is half a yard.  What is the range of the heights in feet?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to determine the range in feet, first convert all measurements to feet.

There are 12 inches to a foot and three feet to a yard.  Apply the conversions.

The range is the difference between the greatest height and the smallest height. 

Subtract the height of the monkey and the rat.

The answer is:  

Example Question #73 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range of the following numbers:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The range is the difference between the highest and lowest numbers.

The highest number is:  

The smallest number is:  

Subtract the two numbers.  Make sure to close the negative number in parentheses.

The range is:  

Example Question #74 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range of the set of numbers:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The range of the numbers is the difference between the largest and smallest numbers.  Identify the largest and smallest numbers.

The largest number is 20.

The smallest number is 7.

Subtract the numbers.

The answer is:  

Example Question #75 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range of the following numbers:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The range is defined as the difference between the highest and lowest numbers.

The highest number is 100.

The lowest number is 9.

Subtract these numbers to find the range.

The answer is .

Example Question #76 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range of the numbers:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Determine the largest and smallest numbers.  The range is the difference of the largest number and the smallest number.

The largest number in the data set is:  

The smallest number in the data set is:  

Subtract the largest with the smallest numbers. Brace the negative number with parentheses.

The range is:  

Example Question #77 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range of the numbers:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Identify the smallest and largest values in the data set.  The range is the difference between the largest and smallest numbers.

Convert all numbers to a common denominator. 

Compare the numerators.  

The largest number is:  

The smallest number is:  

Subtract the numbers.

The answer is:  

Example Question #78 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range of the numbers:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To determine the range, subtract the highest number with the lowest number.

The largest number in the set is:  

The smallest number in the set is:   

Subtract both numbers.

The range is .

Example Question #79 : Basic Statistics

Which of the below sets of data has the largest range? 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Range of a set of data is found by taking the largest number and subtracting the smallest number. 

In this case, when we look at the data set below: 

Compare these with the range for each of the other data sets and we see this is the largest: 

 

 

Example Question #80 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range of the data set:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The range is the difference of the largest and smallest numbers.

Identify those numbers:

The highest number is 12.  The lowest number is negative 33.  Subtract the numbers.

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