Algebra II : Basic Statistics

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Example Questions

Example Question #81 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range of the following numbers:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

The highest number is 41.

The lowest number is 3.

Subtract both numbers. 

The answer is:  

Example Question #82 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Simplify the terms inside the dataset. 

Reorganize the set from least to greatest.

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

The answer is:  

Example Question #83 : Basic Statistics

Solve for the range:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

Identify the highest and lowest numbers.

The highest number is:  

The lowest number is:  

Subtract the numbers.

The answer is:  

Example Question #84 : 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 in the data set.

The highest number is:  

The lowest number is: 

Subtract both numbers.  Remember to brace negative values in parentheses.

The range is:  

Example Question #85 : 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.

The highest number is: 

The smallest number is:  

Subtract both numbers.  Use parentheses to enclose the negative value.

The answer is:  

Example Question #86 : 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.

The highest number is 11.

The smallest number is negative three.

Subtract both numbers.  Use parentheses to embrace the negative value.

The answer is:  

Example Question #87 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range of the following numbers:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

The highest number is:  

The smallest number is:  

Subtract both numbers.  Enclose the negative value in parentheses.

The range is:  

Example Question #88 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range of the following lengths in inches:  Thirty feet, ninety inches, seven yards, and ten yards.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Convert all dimensions to inches in order to compare the lengths.

There are 12 inches to a foot, and 3 feet to a yard.  Convert each dimension to inches if they have not been done so.

We can determine that 360 inches is the largest dimension, and 90 inches is the smallest dimension.

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

Subtract both dimensions.

The range is:  

Example Question #89 : Basic Statistics

What is the range of the numbers?   

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

Identify the highest and lowest numbers.

The highest number is:  

The lowest number is:  

Subtract both numbers.

The range is:  

Example Question #90 : Basic Statistics

Determine the range:  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

Identify the highest and lowest numbers.

The highest number is 5.

The smallest number is:  

Subtract the two numbers. Use parentheses to brace the negative number.

The answer is:  

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