

1. 
A graph is misleading if ______. 


A. 
it is a bar graph 
B. 
there are no labels on either scale 


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


Hint 


2. 
Which statistic is misleading in the following set of test scores? 2, 85, 87, 88, 89 


A. 
mean 
B. 
upper quartile 


C. 
mode 
D. 
median 


Hint 


3. 
Which statistic reveals the least about the increase in the following average gasoline prices for seven consecutive weeks? $1.05, $1.05, $1.05, $1.55, $1.65, $1.75, $2.00 


A. 
mode 
B. 
median 


C. 
mean 
D. 
range 


Hint 


4. 
Which is not a reason that measures of central tendency for a set of data can be misleading? 


A. 
too much data 
B. 
inaccurate data 


C. 
incomplete data 
D. 
outliers in the data 


Hint 


5. 
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. 
mode 
B. 
median 


C. 
range 
D. 
mean 


Hint 


