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Chapter Test (SUMMARIZING DATA)

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Exercises 1: Answer the following activities.


In problem Nos. 1 – 5, find the (a) mean, (b) median, (c) mode, (d) range, (e) mean deviation, (f)
variance and standard deviation. Interpret for each result.
1. Twelve encoders were given a typing test, and the times (in minutes) to complete the test
were recorded as follows:

8 12 15 14 19 21 24 38
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2. In Statistics class, 10 test scores were randomly selected, and the following results were
obtained:
74 73 77 77 71 68 65 77 67 66
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3. The miles per galloon (mpg) for each of 20 medium-sized cars selected from a production
line during the month of December follow.
23.1 20.2 24.7 25.9 24.9 21.3 24.4 22.7 24.7 22.2
26.2 24.4 22.9 23.7 27.0 23.2 24.2 24.6 23.6 25.3
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4. Petroleum pollution in seas and oceans stimulates the growth of some types of bacteria. A
count of petroleumlytic micro-organisms (bacteria per 100 milliliters) in ten portion of
seawater gave these readings:
49 70 54 67 59 40 61 69 71 52
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5. A sample survey in a certain barangay showed the number of members in each household:
5 6 4 7 8 6 9 10 4 6
5 8 9 8 3 4 5 5 3 7
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6. The weights (in kgs) of a sample of 12 persons who signed up at a health club for a special
weight reduction program are as follows:
61 79 75 67 83 86 66 70 75 63 70 57
Find the following:
a. Mean ____ b. median ____ c. mode ____
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b. Which of these three measures best describe the center? ____


7. A manufacturing company pays its 300 employees an average daily salary of Php250, a
second company pays its 400 employees an average daily salary of Php275, and a third
manufacturing company pays its 600 employees an average daily salary of Php300. Find
the average daily salary per employee in the three manufacturing companies.
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8. Given the frequency distribution of scores of 200 students in an entrance exam in college,
find the mean, median, mode, range, variance and standard deviation. Interpret the result.
Test Score Number of Students

59 – 62 2

63 – 66 12

67 – 70 24

71 – 74 46

75 – 78 62

79 – 82 36

83 – 86 16

87 – 90 2

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9. Given the following data:
11 18 24 33 47 59 61 72
Find each of the following.
a. First quartile ____
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b. fourth decile ____
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c. 64th percentile
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10. The following distribution represents the data for weights of Grade 5 pupils. Find the
approximate weights corresponding to each quantile.
Weight Interval (pounds) Number of Pupils

52.6 – 55.5 9

55.6 – 58.5 12

58.6 – 61.5 17

61.6 – 64.5 22
64.6 – 67.5 15

Find each of the following:


a. 25th percentile _____
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b. second quartile _____
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c. c. six decile ____
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11. A survey of convenience stores showed that the average number of products sold is 56,
with a standard deviation of 12. The same survey showed that the average length of time
each store is in business is 6 years, with a standard deviation of 2.5 years. Which is more
variable? ___________
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12. Given the following data:


11 18 24 33 47 59 61 72
Find each of the following.
a. Coefficient of skewness ___
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b. Kurtosis ____
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c. What is the shape of the distribution? ________________
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