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Survey of Frequency in Eating at a Fast Food Restaurant

One question on a student survey asks: In a typical week, how many times do you eat at a fast food restaurant? The following frequency distribution table summarizes the results for a sample n = 20 students.

Number of times per week f
5 or more 2
4 2
3 3
2 6
1 4
0 3

A. Find the mode for this distribution
b. Find the median for this distribution.
c. Explain why you cannot compute the mean number of times using the data in this table.

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A. Find the mode for this distribution

As the mode represents one which occurs with the greatest frequency, the mode for this distribution ...

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The solution determines the mean, median, and mode for survey of frequency in eating at a fast food restaurant in a week.