Exam-Style Question on Statistics
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Question id: 258. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper (specimen) for 2017. The use of a calculator is allowed.
Ben measured the length and the width of each of 10 sea shells of the same type. The results are shown below.
(a) Construct a scatter graph with this data.
|Sea Shell Dimensions|
The point representing the results for one of the shells is an outlier.
(b) Explain how the results for this shell differ from the results for the other shells.
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