The most frequently used for quantitative data are the mean and the median – The following table shows civil service examination scores from 24 applicants to law enforcement jobs:

83 74 85 79

82 67 78 70

18 93 64 27

93 98 82 78

68 82 83 99

96 62 93 58

Using Excel, find the mean, standard deviation, and 5-number summary of this sample.

Construct and paste a box plot depicting the 5-number summary.

Does the dataset have outliers? If so, which one(s)?

Would you prefer to use the mean or the medianas this dataset’s measure of central tendency? Why?