Homework 1

Due August 29, 2001

p. 6 1-5 a, b, c

p.
15 1-13

p.24 2-4 a
Based on the data in question 2-4, also answer the following:

(i)
What
is the shape of the distribution?

(ii)
Are
there any outliers? If so, identify
them.

(iii)
Calculate
the mean.

(iv)
Calculate
the median.

(v)
Which
measure of center is most appropriate for describing these data?