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if the average number of textbooks in professors' offices is 16, the standard deviation is 5, and the average age of the professors is 43,with a standard deviation of 8 ,which data set is more variable ?

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  1. Since the standard deviation is the measure of variability, which do you think is more variable?

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  2. Textbooks in Professors’ Offices If the average
    number of textbooks in professors’ offices is 16, the
    standard deviation is 5, and the average age of the
    professors is 43, with a standard deviation of 8, which
    data set is more variable?

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  3. The Textbooks are more variable because of this solution
    5 ÷ 16 = .3145
    and
    8 ÷ 43 = .1860
    You look at the bigger number and with this it seems to be .3145 which are the textbooks

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