The MINITAB graph below uses dot plots to compare the distributions of the Central Park temperatures from 1869–2010 for the months of January and July.
a. Describe the shape of each of the two distributions.
b. Estimate the balance point for each of the two distributions and compare.
c. Compare the variability of the two distributions. Estimate from the dot plots how the range and standard deviation for the January temperature distribution compare to the July temperature distribution. Are you surprised by your results for these two months?

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