Posted by **Missy** on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 2:39pm.

Why could the mean of the data set below be misleading?

ages of teachers: 29, 38, 39, 26, 29, 29, 39, 77, 38, 29

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**Steve**, Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 2:53pm
because the outlier 77 is so much greater than the other values, it pulls the mean way up.

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**Aimee**, Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 3:03pm
Thank you! I got it right then. I wanted to make sure.

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**Gorge Sprinkles **, Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 1:22pm
nice thx!

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