GED Math : Other Data Calculations

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Example Questions

Example Question #21 : Other Data Calculations

Solve for the range:  

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

The highest number is 11.

The smallest number is:  

Subtract the quantities of both numbers.

The answer is:  

Example Question #22 : Other Data Calculations

Determine the range:  

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

The largest number is , and the smallest number is .  Subtract the numbers.

The answer is:  

Example Question #23 : Other Data Calculations

Determine the range:  

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The larger the negative number, the smaller the number will be.

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

The largest number is:  

The smallest number is:  

Subtract the numbers.

The answer is:  

Example Question #24 : Other Data Calculations

Use the following data set of student test scores to answer the question:

Find the range.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the range of a data set, we will first find the smallest and the largest number within the set. Then, we will find the difference of those two numbers.

So, given the set

we can see the smallest number is 81 and the largest number is 95. Now, we will find the difference. We get

Therefore, the range of the data set is 14.

Example Question #25 : Other Data Calculations

Use the following data set to answer the question:

Find the range.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the range of a data set, we will first find the smallest and the largest number within the set. Then, we will find the difference of those two numbers.

So, given the set

we can see the smallest number is 1 and the largest number is 8. Now, we will find the difference. We get

Therefore, the range of the data set is 7.

Example Question #26 : Other Data Calculations

Determine the range, if possible:   

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The range is the difference between largest and smallest numbers.

The largest number is .  The smallest number is .

Subtract the quantities.

The answer is:  

Example Question #27 : Other Data Calculations

Use the following data set to answer the question:

Find the range.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the range of a data set, we will first find the smallest and the largest number within the set. Then, we will find the difference of those two numbers.

So, given the set

we can see the smallest number is 1 and the largest number is 10. So, we will find the difference. We get

Therefore, the range of the data set is 9.

Example Question #28 : Other Data Calculations

Determine the range of the numbers:   

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

The largest number is 12.

The smallest number is:  

Subtract the numbers.

The answer is:  

Example Question #29 : Other Data Calculations

Determine the range of the following numbers:  

Possible Answers:

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 the numbers.

The answer is:  

Example Question #30 : Other Data Calculations

Determine the range of the numbers:  

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To determine the range, first identify the largest and smallest numbers.

The largest number is .

The smallest number is .

Subtract both numbers.

The answer is:  

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