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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?