Each year, NCAA college football fans like to learn about the up-and-coming freshman class of players. Following are the heights (in inches) of the nation’s top 100 high school football players for 2009.
a. Construct a histogram and one other graph of your choice that display the distribution on heights.
b. Calculate the mean and standard deviation.
c. Sort the data into a ranked list.
e. Do the percentages found in part d agree with the empirical rule? What does this imply? Explain.
f. Do the percentages found in part d agree with Chebyshev’s theorem? What does that mean?
g. Does the graph show a distribution that agrees with your answers in part e? Explain.
h. Utilize one of the “testing for normality” Technology Instructions on pages 97–98. Compare the results with your answer to part e.

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