

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


A. 
mean 
B. 
median 


C. 
upper quartile 
D. 
mode 


Hint 


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


A. 
mode 
B. 
median 


C. 
range 
D. 
mean 


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. 
mode 
B. 
range 


C. 
median 
D. 
mean 


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. 
range 
B. 
median 


C. 
mean 
D. 
mode 


Hint 


5. 
The line graph shows the average price of gas for one recent month in Austin, Texas. Why is the graph misleading? 





A. 
The vertical axis is not labeled. 


B. 
It shows that price of gas changed dramatically during the month. 


C. 
It shows that the highest price occurred at the beginning of the month and the lowest price occurred at the end of the month. 


D. 
The horizontal scale is missing the oddnumbered days. 


Hint 


