Marguerite wants to convince her parents to raise her monthly allowance. She decided to take a quick poll of her five best friends to see what they receive for their allowance. Here are the results:
Calculate the mean, median, and mode for her friends' allowances.
Refer to the solution to problem 1-40 for help on finding the mean, median, and mode.
Her current allowance is
. Which measure of central tendency should she use to get her allowance increased? Why?
If she wants to get her allowance increased, she has to give her parents the measure of central tendency that is higher than the allowance she currently makes.