

1. 
A graph is misleading if ______. 


A. 
it is a line graph with years labeled on the horizontal axis 
B. 
it is a bar graph 


C. 
there are no labels on either scale 
D. 
it has a title 


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


A. 
too much data 
B. 
incomplete data 


C. 
outliers in the data 
D. 
inaccurate data 


Hint 


4. 
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. 
mean 
D. 
range 


Hint 


5. 
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 


