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COURSE 2 LESSON 1-10

Find the average of 502, 477, 593, 481, 735, and 614.

502 + 477 + 593 + 481 + 735 + 614           Divide the sum by
6                           the number of terms.

3,402
6
= 567                      Simplify. The mean is 567

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COURSE 2 LESSON 1-10

Find the outlier of the data below. Describe how the outlier
affects the mean.

40 37 53 42 45 12 39 48

The outlier is 12, which is much lower than the other data items.

The outlier lowers the mean of the data.

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COURSE 2 LESSON 1-10

Find the average of the         18 Responses to
data in the chart.                  “How many pizzas did you order?”
2 0 1 2 4 2
First write the data in order                1 0 3 2 0 8
from least to greatest.                      0 1 2 3 0 1

000001111222223348

The two middle values are 1 and 2.

1+2
2
= 1.5               Find the mean of the two middle values.

The median is 1.5 pizzas.

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COURSE 2 LESSON 1-10

Find the average of       Favorite Pizza Topping of
the data in the chart.              Twelve People Surveyed
peppers onions        mushrooms
onions     sausage peppers
onions     peppers mushrooms
onions     sausage onions

Make a table to organize the data.

Peppers        Onions       Mushrooms       Sausage

The mode is onions.

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COURSE 2 LESSON 1-10

Suppose a teen jogs an average of 2.5 mi per day on
weekdays and 4 mi per day on weekends. How many miles does this
teen jog each week?

Multiply the weekday average by
the number of weekdays. Multiply
2.5 • 5 + 4 • 2 = 20.5
the weekend average by the
number of weekend days.

The teen jogs a total of 20.5 mi each week.

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COURSE 2 LESSON 1-10

Find the mean, median, and mode of each set of data.
1. 25    27    21   27    20
mean, 24; median, 25; mode, 27
2. –8    –4    2    10   –10
mean, –2; median, –4; mode, no mode
3. 7.5   3.6   15.4      3.6   15.4
mean, 9.1; median, 7.5; mode, 3.6 and 15.4

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