# To study perception, a researcher selects a sample of participants ( n = 12) and asks them

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## Question:

To study perception, a researcher selects a sample of participants (*n* = 12) and asks them to hold pairs of objects differing in weight, but not in size, one in each hand. The researcher asks participants to report when they notice a difference in the weight of the two objects. Below is a list of the difference in weight (in pounds) when participants first noticed a difference. Answer the following questions based on the data given in the table. Please show work.

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4 | 8 |

9 | 5 |

12 | 7 |

6 | 15 |

10 | 4 |

8 | 8 |

- State the following values for this set of data:

- Mean _______
- Median _______
- Mode(s) _______

What is the shape of this distribution? Hint: Use the values of the mean, median, and mode to infer the shape of this distribution.

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## Statistics For Business And Economics

ISBN: 9780321826237

12th Edition

Authors: James T. McClave, P. George Benson, Terry T Sincich