# Comparing data sets | Algebra homework help

<object:standard:macc.912.s-id.1.1>The box plots show student grades on the most recent exam compared to overall grades in the class:

Which of the following best describes the information about the medians?

#### Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

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Male and female high school students reported how many hours they worked each week in summer jobs. The data is represented in the following box plots:

Identify any values of data that might affect the statistical measures of spread and center.

#### Question 3 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

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The table shows data from a survey about the amount of time high school students spent reading and the amount of time spent watching videos each week (without reading):

4 4
4 5
5 6
5 8
5 9
6 10
7 11
8 12
8 14
9 25

Which response best describes outliers in these data sets?

#### Question 4 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

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The box plots show male and female grades in a sociology class:

Which of the following best describes the information about the interquartile ranges?

#### Question 5 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

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The table shows data from a survey about the amount of time students spend doing homework each week. The students were either in college or in high school:

High Low Q1 Q3 IQR Median Mean σ
College 50 6 8.5 17 8.5 12 15.4 11.7
High School 28 3 4.5 15 10.5 11 10.5 5.8

Which of the choices below best describes how to measure the spread of this data?

#### Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

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The table shows data from a survey about the number of times families travel by car or taxi during an average week. The families are either from a rural town (population under 5,000) or a large city (population over 1 million):

Rural Town City
5 0
6 0
7 1
8 1
15 5
25 8
25 9
35 10
36 12
40 18
42 38

Which of the choices below best describes how to measure the center of this data?

#### Question 7 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

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The table shows data from a survey about the number of times families eat at restaurants during a week. The families are either from Rome, Italy or New York, New York:

High Low Q1 Q3 IQR Median Mean σ
Rome 18 1 3 7 4 6.5 6.4 4.3
New York 14 1 4.5 8.5 4 5.5 6.1 3.2

Which of the choices below best describes how to measure the center of this data?

#### Question 8 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

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The box plots show the average daily temperatures in July and August for a U.S. city:

What can you tell about the means for these two months?

#### Question 9 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

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The box plots show attendance at a local movie theater and high school basketball games:

Which of the following best describes how to measure the spread of the data?

#### Question 10 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

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The table shows data for a class’s mid-term and final exams:

Mid-Term Final
98 99
98 93
93 93
90 93
88 88
82 86
78 80
75 78
75 78
70 78
68 72

Which data set has the largest standard deviation?