algebra 1

The number of bagels sold daily for two bakeries is shown in the table.

Bakery A Bakery B
53 34
52 40
50 36
48 38
53 41
47 44
55 40
51 39

Based on these data, is it better to describe the centers of distribution in terms of the mean or the median? Why? Select the correct answer below.
Mean, because there are no outliers to affect the data***
Mean, because the distribution is perfectly symmetric for both bakeries
Median, because the distribution for Bakery B is not symmetric
Median, because there are outliers that affect both data set

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  1. its A.

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  2. Thanks, how do you know? I am not questioning you, I am asking so i know for future reference

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  3. All of the numbers for each bakery are close to each other. The mean is a better description than which ever numbers happen to be in the middle.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. okay, so I was right? Its A?

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  5. YEP

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