Posted by Jodine on Friday, December 12, 2008 at 11:22pm.
The annual sales, in millions, for 28 toy department stores is listed.
A)Calculate the mean and standard deviation of the data. Answer to the nearest tenth.
B) Calculate the percent of sales to the nearest whole number, that are:
i)within one SD of the mean
ii)within two SD of the mean

12th grade Mathstatistics  Al, Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 12:44am
"The annual sales, in millions, for 28 toy department stores is listed."
I don't see a list...

12th grade Mathstatistics  Damon, Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 11:11am
The folowing calculator link might help:
http://qudata.com/online/statcalc/

12th grade Mathstatistics  Damon, Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 11:17am
hit "clear", then enter your data on the left, then "calc"

12th grade Mathstatistics  Damon, Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 11:18am
If your data is not in ascending order of sales, hit "sort" so the second part of your question will be easier.

12th grade Mathstatistics  Damon, Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 4:57pm
I get mean = 32.3
sigma = 6.45 so 2 sigma = 2*6.45 = 12'9
and here is your list ordered
mean  12.9 = 19.4 , below your whole list
21.0
23.0
24.0
24.0
24.0
note here is mean  6.45
27.0
27.0
27.0
27.0
29.0
31.0
32.0
note mean = 32.3
33.0
33.0
33.0
33.0
33.0
34.0
35.0
35.0
35.0
36.0
38.0
38.0
note  here is mean + 6.45
40.0
43.0
44.0
45.0
note  here is mean + 12.9  below your list
your whole list is within 2 sigma of mean 100%
19/28 is within 1 sigma of mean
100 * 19/28 = 68% within 1 sigma

12th grade Mathstatistics  Wow, Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at 10:56pm
Fhagbst i don't get it
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