

1. 
Which statistic is misleading in the following set of test scores? 2, 85, 87, 88, 89 


A. 
upper quartile 
B. 
mean 


C. 
median 
D. 
mode 


Hint 


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


A. 
mean 
B. 
range 


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. 
mean 
B. 
range 


C. 
median 
D. 
mode 


Hint 


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


A. 
outliers in the data 
B. 
too much data 


C. 
incomplete data 
D. 
inaccurate 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. 
median 
B. 
mode 


C. 
range 
D. 
mean 


Hint 


