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# To prepare for an upcoming marathon, John and Luke have been running several miles each day. As a comparison, they have recorded the time it has taken them to

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To prepare for an upcoming marathon, John and Luke have been running several miles each day. As a comparison, they have recorded the time it has taken them to run one mile on each of the last seven days on the table below (times are shown in seconds). John 648 596 575 628 605 609 565 Luke 542 481 469 502 449 481 532 How does the mode of John's data compare to the mode of Luke's data?

A. There is no mode for John's data, while the mode of Luke's data is 481.

B. The mode of John's data is greater than the mode of Luke's data by 124.

C. The mode of John's data is less than the mode of Luke's data by 124.

D. The mode of John's data is 596, while there is no mode for Luke's data.

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The mode is the number that occurs the most often in a list of numbers.

John's times: 648 596 575 628 605 609 565

No number appears more times than any other, so there is no mode for John's data.

Lukes times: 542 481 469 502 449 481 532

The number 481 appears the most times in the list, so the mode of Luke's data is 481.

hectictar  Mar 14, 2017