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    The area of study is Sampling Methods and the Central Limit Theorem.

    Consider the digits in the phone numbers on a randomly selected page of your local phone book a population. Make a frequency table of the final digit of 30 randomly selected phone numbers. For example, if a phone number is 555-9704, record a 4.

    Draw a histogram or other graph of this population distribution. Using the uniform distribution, compute the population mean and the population standard deviation.

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    See the attachment please.

    I chose 30 phone numbers randomly and got the following

    852-4534 4
    461-8122 2
    454-7100 0
    209-2021 1

    454-5888 8
    434-4114 4
    422-7368 8
    466-0149 9

    454-2571 1
    468-2319 9
    865-1334 4
    455-5469 9

    876-2227 7
    452-6800 ...

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    This solution is provided in 199 words in an attached .doc file. It uses Excel to analyze data and find the frequency distribution, histogram, mean, and standard deviation.