The owner of a company in downtown Atlanta is concerned about the large use of gasoline by her employees due to urban sprawl, traffic congestion, and the use of energy inefficient vehicles such as SUVs. She’d like to promote the use of public transportation. She decides to investigate how many miles her employees travel on public transportation during a typical day. The values for her 10 employees (recorded to the closest mile) are
0 0 4 0 0 0 10 0 6 0
a. Find and interpret the mean, median, and mode.
b. She has just hired an additional employee. He lives in a different city and travels 90 miles a day on public transport. Recomputed the mean and median. Describe the effect of this outlier.

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