1.   A graph is misleading if ______.
    A. it is a line graph with years labeled on the horizontal axis B. it has a title
    C. it is a bar graph D. there are no labels on either scale
    Hint

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

  5.   Both bar graphs show the amount it costs to heat a two-story house during the winter. Which graph is misleading? Explain.
   
    A. Graph A; there is no break in the vertical scale, the cost of heating the house in December and February are about the same.
    B. Graph B; there is a break in the vertical scale, the cost of heating the house in January appears to be much greater than heating the house in November.
    C. Graph B; the months are not ordered from least to greatest cost.
    D. Graph A; the months are not ordered from greatest to least cost.
    Hint



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