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The table below shows data for winter temperatures in Urbana, IL. Below, you will brainstorm questions that could be answered using the data.  Homework Help ✎

  1. Create a question that could be answered by using all of the data.

    Try thinking about mean, median and range. How could you write a question using one of these concepts?

  2. Create a question that could be answered using just some of the data.

    You could use the question for part (a), but specify a certain period of time which you are considering.

    Example question: What was the average temperature in Urbana, Illinois, from 1990 to 1999?

  3. How could you organize the data to answer your questions? Write your answer using complete sentences.

    Think back to how you have done past problems similar to the ones you just created. You could try making a histogram or making a table of data.

Year

Avg.
Temp.
(ºF)

Year

Avg.
Temp.
(ºF)

1990

29

2000

31

1991

28.7

2001

24

1992

33.7

2002

34.1

1993

28.3

2003

26.1

1994

24.9

2004

27.8

1995

30.6

2005

31.3

1996

26.3

2006

31.3

1997

23.8

2007

28.6

1998

34.6

2008

27.4

1999

31.8

2009

25.2