Math

on spring break, Mirna want to Florida. she collected 6 seashells the following set of data shows the weight of each one in ounces.

16, 17, 13, 12, 20
what is the mode of this set of data?

A.13
B.16
C.16.5
D. no mode in this problem

  1. 👍 2
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 586
  1. What is YOUR answer?

    1. 👍 1
    2. 👎 3
    👩‍🏫
    Ms. Sue
  2. D.
    because median.

    1. 👍 4
    2. 👎 0
  3. You're right -- but the mode has nothing to do with the median.

    The number which appears most often in a set of numbers. Example: in {6, 3, 9, 6, 6, 5, 9, 3} the Mode is 6 (it occurs most often).

    --https://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/mode.html

    1. 👍 1
    2. 👎 5
    👩‍🏫
    Ms. Sue
  4. Mode: The number which appears most often in a set of numbers.
    So the answer is clearly D as all the numbers only appear once. BTW, the question said 6 seashells but it has only 5 numbers.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  5. I put D because of the median

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  6. Answer:D I think

    1. 👍 2
    2. 👎 0
  7. IDK i just play FORTNITE

    1. 👍 1
    2. 👎 3
  8. the answer is D, I believe.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    Dana has set up a target for her toy spring gun. The gun requires 5.50 g pellets as ammunition that travel 11.4 m/s when shot. If the spring inside has maximum compression of 0.0700 m, what is the spring constant for the spring in

  2. Math Help me PLZ!

    1: What is the median of the data set: 25,8,10,35,5,45,40,30,20 A:10 ~ B:22.5 C:25 D:27.5 2: What is the upper quartile of the given data set: 25,8,10,35,5,45,40,30,20 A:35 B:37.5 ~ C:37 D:40 3: What is the lower quartile of the

  3. Statistics

    Data are collected on the 35 students in a history course. Which of the following is not a variable of the data set ? A-student birth month B-political affiliation of student C-student age D-student address E-number of students in

  4. Science

    The 2010 census data for the populations of three states is shown below. According to the data which of the following statements is true? Texas 2.5 x 10^7 Florida 1.9 x 10^7**** Idaho 1.6 x 10^6 If anyone could list the answers

  1. Science biodiversity(asap please!)

    The panther(species Puma concolor coryi) lives in Florida. At present, there are fewer than 100 of these panthers living in the wild, and the species is considered endangered. A controversial breeding program has been set up that

  2. Statistics

    I you are told that a data set has a mean of 25 and a variance of 0 you can conclude that A)There is only one observation in the data set B) There are no observations in the data set C)All of the observation in the data set are 25

  3. math

    The following is a set of data from a sample of n = 5: 7 4 9 8 The following is a set of data from a sample of n = 5: 7 4 9 8 2 a. Compute the mean, median, and mode. b. Compute the range, variance, standard deviation, and

  4. Science - Please Check My Written Answer

    Please help me with the following: Briefly explain why experiments having faulty design or inconsistent data are problems for scientists. List several reasons. There are several reasons that experiments with faulty designs or with

  1. algebra

    The mean of a data set is 7.8, the made is 6.6, and the median is 6.8. What is the least possible number of data values in the set? A 3 data values B 4 data values C 5 data values D 6 data values I'm not really sure how I'm

  2. algebra

    Two similar data sets are being compared. The standard deviation of Set A is 4.8. The standard deviation of Set B is 6.5. Which statement about the data sets is true? a)The mean of the data in Set B is greater than the mean of the

  3. PHYSICS 1 ..'''''''''''''''''''''''' helllpppppppp

    when different loads hang on a spring, the spring stretches to different lengths as shown in the following table(a)make a graph of the applied force versus the extension of the spring.(b)by least-squares fitting,determine the

  4. mathematics

    The median rainfall during a spring storm in the lowlands is about 4 mm less than a spring storm in the highlands. The mean rainfall for the lowlands is about 3 mm less than for the highlands. Why is there a difference in the

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.