1.   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

  2.   Which is not a reason that measures of central tendency for a set of data can be misleading?
    A. incomplete data B. inaccurate data
    C. outliers in the data D. too much data
    Hint

  3.   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. mean
    C. median D. mode
    Hint

  4.   An automobile dealer wants to sell a certain car for $20,000. If three other dealers in town are selling the same car for $15,000, $15,000, and $30,000, which measure of central should the car dealer use to describe this data to his customers?
    A. mean B. range
    C. mode D. median
    Hint

  5.   Which of the following is a way in which statistics are made to be misleading?
    A. Outliers on data are brought up and their effects on the measures of central tendency are explained. B. All three measures of central tendency are presented.
    C. The scale is altered on a graph. D. The actual data are shown, and you are allowed to figure out the measures of central tendency on your own.
    Hint



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