# Descriptive Statistics

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As of 2002, the top ten movies in terms of gross earnings were as follows (figures rounded to the nearest million dollars).

Rank Movie Gross

($millions)

1 Titanic 1836

2 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 962

3 Star Wars: The Phantom Menace 924

4 Jurassic Park 921

5 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 836

6 Independence Day 813

7 Star Wars 798

8 The Lion King 767

9 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial 757

10 Forest Gump 680

a) Find the median, first quartile and third quartiles for these gross earnings.

b) Calculate the mean and the standard deviation for these earnings.

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