Describing Data

Post Test Questions

1. The mean is __________________________.

a) the average of the numbers in a set of data.
b) the middle number in a set of data.
c) the difference between the greatest and least numbers in a
set of data.
d) the number that occurs the most in a set of data.

2. The mode is ____________________________.

a) the average of the numbers in a set of data.
b) the middle number in a set of data.
c) the difference between the greatest and least numbers in a
set of data.
d) the number that occurs the most in a set of data.

3. The range is _______________________________.

a) the average of the numbers in a set of data.
b) the middle number in a set of data.
c) the difference between the greatest and least numbers in a
set of data.
d) the number that occurs the most in a set of data.

4. The median is_____________________________,

a) the average of the numbers in a set of data.
b) the middle number in a set of data.
c) the difference between the greatest and least numbers in a
set of data.
d) the number that occurs the most in a set of data.

Use the following chart to answer questions 5-10.

5. What day did Jeff run the most miles?

a) Sunday
b) Monday
c) Wednesday
d) Friday

6. What day did Jeff run the least miles?

a) Sunday
b) Monday
c) Wednesday
d) Friday

7. What is the range of the data in the chart?

a) 5
b) 8
c) 9
d) 10

8. What is the mode of the data in the chart?

a) 5
b) 8
c) 9
d) 10

9. What is the median of the data in the chart?

a) 5
b) 8
c) 9
d) 10

10. What is the mean of the data in the chart?

a) 5
b) 8
c) 9
d) 10