Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 7:11pm.

Consider the box-and-whisker graphs shown. They suggest that a U.S. Department of Agriculture study shows that poultry dogs have fewer calories per dogthan either beef dogs or meat dogs. Yet, one dietitian claims that some hot dogs made of poultry have 150% of the calories of some hot dogs made of beef. Can this claim be correct? Explain.

The graph shows Both beef and meat have 150 calories and poultry has 130 calories

the graph shows ranges. The meat hot dogs can go up to 195 calories while the lowest for the poultry can be only 85 calories. Is 195 calories 150% more calories then 85?

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, November 2, 2009 at 12:15am
Does 1.5 (150%) times 85 = 195?

It is not fair, accurate or scientific to compare the minimum in the range of one category with the maximum or mean of another.

The term, "some," is very vague. Scientific data needs to be more specific.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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