CCGPS AA 1.1.2 Example 2

Two rival basketball teams each have ten players on a team. The total points scored by each player in the first five games of the season are shown below. [math]\,\,\,\,\,[/math]Cougars: [math]21, 30, 8, 41, 11, 21, 26, 28, 32, 30[/math] [math]\,\,\,\,\,[/math]Knights: [math]27, 15, 22, 31, 26, 22, 93, 29, 5, 20[/math] The coaches want to compare the points scored by a typical player on each team. What statistic should the coaches use? Compare those statistics. Then compare any other statistics that are appropriate so that center and spread are compared for both data sets. Identify any outliers and explain their effects.


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