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LIAR, LIAR, PANTS...

A random sample of 11 designer men’s pants and jeans were selected from a department store. The marked size of the waist and the actual (measured) size of the waistbands were recorded (inches) and the difference in the measurements was computed. 3-23 HW eTool (Desmos). Homework Help ✎

Measured | Marked | Difference |

37 | 36 | 1 |

36 | 34 | 2 |

41 | 38 | 3 |

38.5 | 36 | 2.5 |

39.5 | 36 | 3.5 |

39 | 36 | 3 |

35.5 | 32 | 3.5 |

39 | 36 | 3 |

38.5 | 36 | 2.5 |

36 | 30 | 6 |

36 | 32 | 4 |

Create a graphical representation of the data represented in the “difference” column. Use the 3-23 HW eTool (Desmos).

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See the diagram in part (a).

What likely conclusions can you draw from this data?

Think of why a company might adjust the sizes of their pants.

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