# Last year a small accounting firm paid each of its five clerks $32,000, two junior accountants $60,000 each, and the firms owner $280,000. a. What is the mean salary paid at this firm? How many of the employees earn less than the mean? What is the median salary? b. Write a sentence to describe how an unethical recruiter could use

Chapter 1, Exercises #94

Last year a small accounting firm paid each of its five clerks $32,000, two junior accountants $60,000 each, and the firm’s owner $280,000.

a. What is the mean salary paid at this firm? How many of the employees earn less than the mean? What is the median salary?

b. Write a sentence to describe how an unethical recruiter could use statistics to mislead prospective employees.

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