# Algebra I

The vertical drop of a roller coaster is the largest difference in height between any high point and the next low point. The vertical drops of five roller coasters at Mandelbrot Amusement Park are shown in the table.

The Parabola - 165 feet

The G Force - 119 feet

The Mean Streak - 138 feet

The Tower of Power - 300 feet

The Maximum Ride - 198 feet

1. Here's what I posted a few minutes ago.

Algebra I - Ms. Sue today at 4:15pm
The median is 165 feet.

Add the drops together and divide by 5 to find the mean.

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What is the mean?

posted by Ms. Sue
2. 18.4

posted by Joe
3. How on earth did you get something much smaller than any of the drops?

Add the drops together and divide by 5 to find the mean.

posted by Ms. Sue
4. whoops i meant 184

posted by Joe
5. 19 is correct
Thanks Ms. Sue

posted by Joe
6. Right. The mean is 184

"What is the positive difference between the mean and the median of these values?"

184 - 165 = ?

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What is your answer to the question you posted above?

posted by Ms. Sue

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