

1. 
A graph is misleading if ______. 


A. 
it has a title 
B. 
there are no labels on either scale 


C. 
it is a bar graph 
D. 
it is a line graph with years labeled on the horizontal axis 


Hint 


2. 
Which statistic gives the most accurate information for the following set of test scores? 2, 85, 87, 88, 89 


A. 
mean 
B. 
median 


C. 
range 
D. 
mode 


Hint 


3. 
Which statistic gives the most meaningful information about what price you should expect to pay for a certain baseball bat if the following data are a set of prices at different stores for the bat. {10, 10, 10, 10, 10.50, 11, 12, 14, 18}. 


A. 
range 
B. 
median 


C. 
mean 
D. 
mode 


Hint 


4. 
An automobile dealer wants to sell a certain car for $20,000. If three other dealers in town are selling the same car for $15,000, $15,000, and $30,000, which measure of central should the car dealer use to describe this data to his customers? 


A. 
mode 
B. 
median 


C. 
mean 
D. 
range 


Hint 


5. 
If you have taken five English tests this quarter and received scores of 72, 72, 93, 94, and 95, what misleading statistic could you use to make your grades look better than they are? 


A. 
median 
B. 
mode 


C. 
mean 
D. 
range 


Hint 


