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6. Which is the best measure of central tendency for the type of data below- the mean, the median, or the mode? Explain.

Hours of sleep at night

A. Median; there will be outliers
B. Range; there are no outliers
C. Mode; the data are non-numeric
D. Mean; the outliers are limited

Is the correct answer B?!?!

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  1. I disagree. Think about the outliers.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. So D? or A? this is the kind of stuff that confuses me..

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  3. its A im like 99% sure

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  4. Thank you for your answer, but I need somebody 100% sure, At the moment I am failing this class and I need all the correct answers as possible, So No offense But I trust Ms. Sue a little bit more than you, but thanks for the help.

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  5. Don't most people sleep much less a few nights -- but then make up for it a day or so later? Some nights a person might only get 5 hours sleep and then sleep 10 hours a few nights later.

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    Ms. Sue
  6. so c?

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  7. No.

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    Ms. Sue
  8. Oh Wow!! I get it now, Please say Im right lol. D?!

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  9. D is correct.

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    Ms. Sue
  10. Thanks So Much for your help!

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  11. You are very welcome.

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    Ms. Sue
  12. Thanks Ms. Sue!

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  13. ^Nice name XD

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