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Comparing Data

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The median house price in Humbleton is $\$950000$$950000 with a mean price of $\$1000000$$1000000 and the median house price in Brockway is $\$950000$$950000 with a mean price of $\$880000$$880000.

a

Which town is most likely to have some very expensive houses?

Brockway

A

Humbleton

B

Brockway

A

Humbleton

B
b

Which of these statements supports your answer?

mean $>$> median

A

mean $<$< median

B

mean $>$> median

A

mean $<$< median

B
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