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You apply for a job selling diet marshmallows because an ad says that the average company employee earns $50,000 a year. Later you discover that the company has a president, a sales manager, and 30 salespeople; you also learn that each salesperson earns $14,000 a year. How can the company’s claim be correct?



A. The median is $50,000 because of high salaries for the president and sales manager.

B. The mean is $50,000 because of high salaries for the president and sales manager.

C. The median is higher than the mode.

D. The mode is $50,000 because of the high salaries for the president and sales manager.

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