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1. In past polls with a margin of error of +/- 3%, the lowest...

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1. In past polls with a margin of error of +/- 3%, the lowest...

1. In past polls with a margin of error of +/- 3%, the lowest percentage of respondents who approved of Governor H's performance was 33%.  In a current poll, Governor H's approval rating was 28% (with the same margin of error).  Therefore, public approval of Governor H is at a record low. 

TRUE or FALSEThat statement correct. (i.e., that public approval of Governor H is at a record low)

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A. True

B. False

 

 

2. Suppose you're reporting on faculty salaries at a nearby public university, and you find the following figures for ALL professors: 

  • $63,979
  • $65,891
  • $83,437
  • $61,064
  • $62,641
  • $76,643
  • $58,032
  • $62,591
  • $93,428
  • $59,949
  • $132,131
  • $62,165
  • $84,298

The average / mean salary = $74,327.

The median salary = $63,979.

WHY would it be MORE ACCURATE to report the median salary instead of the average / mean salary?  Explain.

 

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