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8-25.

The weights of 19 hummingbirds are given below in ounces. Create a histogram for the data and use it to justify whether the mean or the median is a better choice for a “typical” hummingbird’s weight and calculate it. Homework Help ✎

11, 8, 10, 10, 10, 9, 4, 9, 7, 5, 11, 8, 9, 11, 10, 10, 10, 9, 10.

Refer to the Math Notes box in Lesson 2.2.1 to review histograms.

Do you think the mean or the median is a better choice? Why?