# Question 1: (10 Points) Find the mean, median and mode of the

June 11, 2016

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Question 1: (10 Points)

Find the mean, median and mode of the following:

Question 2: (20 Points)

Set up a frequency distribution table and calculate the relative frequency for the following quiz scores that Matt achieved in his Algebra course:

Matt’s Quiz Scores: 85, 88, 92, 79, 100, 78, 61, 60, 79, 99, 100, 69, 98, 85, 92, 79, 81, 85, 100, and 100.

Use the following frequency intervals:

60 – 70

70 – 80

80 – 90

90 – 100

Calculate the variance and standard deviation for Matt’s quiz scores.
Suggestion: set the problem up in steps within a table like the textbook illustrates.

Question 3: (10 Points)

Patrick’s Average Sales:

Monday \$4,099

Tuesday \$6,900

Wednesday \$0

Thursday \$10,000

Friday \$9,007

Saturday \$9,766

Sunday \$0

Is it better for Patrick to earn 7.5% based on his average daily sales or a flat \$4,000 for the week?

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Business Statistics Assignment (Total 40 Points)
Question 1: (10 Points)
Find the mean, median and mode of the following:
Presto Printing Company sales for the month of February.
(NOTE: The company is closed on Sundays.)
February 2: \$4,694
February 3: \$5,954
February 4: \$3,309
February 5: \$3,106
February 6: \$7,124
February 7: \$2,149
February 9: \$3,123
February 10: \$4,128

February 11: \$3,198
February 12: \$2,198
February 13: \$7,287
February 14: \$1,123
February 16: \$4,598
February 17: \$3,987
February 18: \$3,099
February 19: \$3,098

February 20: \$5,980
February 21: \$3,209
February 23: \$6,531
February 24: \$3,098
February 25: \$4,598
February 26: \$4,873
February 27: \$9,876
February 28: \$5,878

Question 2: (20 Points)

a) Set up a frequency distribution table and calculate the relative frequency for the following quiz
scores that Matt achieved in his Algebra course:
Matts Quiz Scores: 85, 88, 92, 79, 100, 78, 61, 60, 79, 99, 100, 69, 98, 85, 92, 79, 81,
85, 100, and 100.
Use the following frequency intervals:
60 70
70 80
80 – 90
90 100

b) Calculate the variance and standard deviation for Matts quiz scores.
Suggestion: set the problem up in steps within a table like the textbook illustrates.

Question 3: (10 Points)

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Patricks Average Sales:
Monday \$4,099
Tuesday \$6,900
Wednesday \$0
Thursday \$10,000
Friday \$9,007
Saturday \$9,766
Sunday \$0
Is it better for Patrick to earn 7.5% based on his average daily sales or a flat \$4,000 for the
week?