The cost of hotel rooms at Stay in
Comfort range from $49 to $229 per
night. Here are the rates charged, in
dollars, for one particular night:
70, 75, 85, 65, 75, 90, 70, 75, 60, 80, 95,
85, 75, 20, 65, 229
a) Calculate the mean, median,
and mode costs.
b) Identify the outliers.
How can you explain these costs?
c) Calculate the mean, median, and
mode costs without the outliers.
How is each average affected
when the outliers are not
d) Should the outliers be used
when reporting the average cost
of a hotel room? Explain.