The number of alcoholic drinks per week is given for 45 adult men and 36 women who drink. The data are at this text’s website.
a. Compare the median numbers of drinks for men and women.
b. Compare the interquartile ranges of the numbers of drinks for men and women.
c. Remove the outliers of 70 and 48 drinks for the men, and compare the medians again. What effect did removing the outliers have on the median?
d. What effect do you think removing the two outliers would have on the interquartile range, and why?

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