posted by Deb .
a. Find the mean, median, and range for each of the two data sets.
b. Find the standard deviation using the rule of thumb for each of the data sets.
c. Compare the two sets and describe what you discover.
The following data sets shows the ages of the first seven presidents (President Washington through President Jackson) and the seven most recent presidents including President Obama. Age is given at time of inauguration.
First 7: 57 61 57 57 58 57 61
Second 7: 61 52 69 64 46 54 47
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C is the one that is getting me
What am I looking for when I compare the 2 sets. I have the answers for A and B.
I haven't done the math -- but just eyeballing these numbers, it seems that the range is greater in the more recent presidents and that probably the mean age is younger.