1.   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. range B. mode
    C. median D. mean
    Hint

  2.   A realtor is examining data on average home prices in four separate neighborhoods for the past year. Which graph gives the most accurate representation of the home prices in a neighborhood?
    A.
    B.
    C.
    D.
    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. mean B. mode
    C. median D. range
    Hint

  4.   Which statistic gives the most meaningful information about the central tendency of the data {23, 25, 26, 26, 27, 29, 29, 30, 450, 450, 450}?
    A. mean B. range
    C. mode D. median
    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. range
    C. mean D. mode
    Hint



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