# statistics

You are interested in the weights of backpacks students carry to class and decide to conduct a study using the backpacks carried by 30 students.
(a) Give some instructions for weighing the backpacks. Include unit of measure, accuracy of measure, and type of scale.

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1. each backpack will be weighted using kilograms for most accurate measurement. using a scale, set each backpack on the scale and record its weight. ensure before weighing that the scale is zeroed out. a platform scale is the best kind for this experiment.

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