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Math - Compare weight to the population average











































Compare weight statistic to population Average?

• Which animal weighs more compared to the population Average?


24 pound dog


The population of dogs has a mean
weight of 26 pounds and a
deviation of 3.6 pounds.


19 pound cat


The population of cats has a mean
weight 10.5 pounds and a
deviation of 1.9 pounds.

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Nov 12, 2012
Weight Vs. Population Mean
by: Staff


Answer

Relative to the population average, the 19 pound cat weighs more.

The weight of the 19 pound cat is above the mean for the population of cats (the mean is 10.5 pounds).

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The weight of the 24 pound dog is below the mean for the population of dogs (the mean is 26 pounds).

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