math
posted by Destiny .
Blockbust video collected data to figure out how many movies they were renting per month. After 5 months, the store wanted to analyze their data to find diffrent statistical measures.
Data:
Month Movies Rented
1 523
2 625
3 550
4 604
5 864
outlier: 864
Question: which statistical measure would you use if an outlier is present (mean, median, mode, range)? Explain.

I would use median.

explain why you would use median.

The corect answer would be median.
The reason is simple. With an outlier present mean, mode, and range's outcome would all be effected were as to the middle number (median) would not be effected at all.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Economics
Multiple Choice: If the price of movies on video rises while the price of movies on DVD remains the same, the law of demand predicts that consumers will: A) substitute movies on video for movies on DVD. B) substitute movies on DVD … 
math
i don't know get this question 1. last saturday emily rented 4 movies from the video store. this saturday she rented 2 movies. let x represent the cost of renting each movie. write and simplify an expression for how much more emily … 
math
A video game store charges a monthly membership fee of $7.50 but the charge to rent each movie is only $1.00 per movie. Another store has no membership fee but it costs $2.50 to rent each movie. How many movies need to be rented each … 
Math
Last Saturday Michaela rented 4 movies from the video store. This Saturday she rented 2 movies. Let x represent the cost of renting each movie. Write and simplify an expression for how much more Michaela spent last week renting movies. … 
math
A fifth grade class collected data about class spending per month on various items. Below are some of the results. A median amount of $6 per month was spent for books and magazine. A median amount of $10 per month was spent for tapes … 
Math
Irma rents movies online each month it costs her a fee of $4.99 per month plus an additional $0.99 for each video game that she rents. Which equation can be used to find c, the cost Irma pays each month to rent movies and x video games? 
algebra
A video store charges a monthly fee of 7.50, but the charge to rent each movie is only 1.00 per movie. Another store has no membership fee, but it costs 2.50 to rent each movie. How many movies need to be rented each month for the … 
statistic
cientists are studying the population of a particular type to fish. the table below shows the data gathered overfive month time period. use the data to answer question 59 months 0,8 fish,month 139, month 2195, month 3960, month, … 
Algebra
One month Ivanna rented 5 movies and 3 video games for a total of $29. The next month she rented 2 movies and 12 video games for a total of $71. Find the rental cost for each movie and each video game. Rental cost for each movie? 
Algebra 2
Janine is considering two movie rental plans. Plan A can be modeled with the equation C=3m and Plan B can be modeled with the equation C=2m+5 where C represents the cost in dollars and M represents the number of movies rented each …