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Statistics: Normal Probability

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As players' salaries have increased, the cost of attending baseball games has increased dramatically. The file attached (BBCOST) contains the cost of four tickets, two beers, four soft drinks, four hot dogs, two game programs, two baseball caps, and the parking fee for one car for each of the 30 Major League Baseball teams in 2009.

Decide whether the data appear to be approximately normally distributed by
1. Comparing data characteristics to the theoretical properties
2. Constructing a normal probability plot

See attached data file labeled BBCost

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The solution gives detailed steps on deciding if the data appear to be approximately normally distributed by comparing data characteristics to the theoretical properties and constructing a normal probability plot.

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