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Question : The accompanying table shows a portion of


The accompanying table shows a portion of the number of cases of car thefts for the 50 states during 2010.

State ………………………………………………………………………………………………… Car Theft
Alabama …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 658
Alaska ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 280
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Wyoming …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 84

a. Calculate the mean, the median, and the mode for the number of car thefts.
b. Use z-scores to determine if there are any outliers in the data. Are you surprised by the result?