Posted by **Jake** on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 3:12pm.

What percentage of the general U.S. population has bachelor’s degrees? Suppose that the Statistical Abstract of the United States, 120th Edition, gives the following percentage of bachelor’s degrees by state. For convenience, the data are sorted in increasing order.

19 20 20 20 21 22 22 22 23 23

23 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 25 25

26 26 26 26 26 27 27 27 27 28

28 28 28 28 28 29 29 29 30 30

30 31 31 33 33 34 34 36 37 40