The following table lists the 2009 total profits rounded to
The following table lists the 2009 total profits (rounded to millions of dollars) of the seven Fortune 500 companies in the Computers, Office Equipment category (Source: www.money.cnn.com/magazines/ fortune/fortune500/2010/industries/8/index.html).
2009 Profit
Company (millions of dollars)
Hewlett-Packard......... 7660
Dell.............. 1433
Apple.............. 5704
Xerox.............. 485
Sun Microsystems....... –2234
Pitney Bowes.......... 423
NCR............ –33
Find the mean and median for these data. (The negative values for Sun Microsystems and NCR imply that both companies lost money in 2009.) Assume that these seven companies constitute the population of such companies in the 2009 Fortune 500.
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