Years to Earn Bachelor’s Degree: Listed below are the lengths of time ( in years) it took for a random sample of college students to earn bachelor’s degrees ( based on data from the U. S. National Center for Education Statistics). Based on these results, does it appear that it is common to earn a bachelor’s degree in four years?
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  1. How do you define "common?"

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    Ms. Sue
  2. From the sample, with only 6 of 20 earning the degree in 4 years, it does not seem "common."

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