# How expensive is Maui A newspaper gave the following costs

Last updated: 1/16/2024

How expensive is Maui A newspaper gave the following costs in dollars per day for a random sample of condominiums located throughout the island of Maui 86 50 66 60 355 55 500 71 44 350 60 50 260 45 45 125 235 65 60 130 LUSE SALT a Compute the mean median and mode for the data What is the mean What is the median What is the mode b Compute a 5 trimmed mean for the data and compare it with the mean computed in part a Round your answer to two decimal places Does the trimmed mean more accurately reflect the general level of the daily rental costs Yes the trimmed mean is closer to the median and mode Yes the trimmed mean is further from the median and mode No the trimmed mean is further from the median and mode No the trimmed mean is closer to the median and mode c If you were a travel agent and a client asked about the daily cost of renting a condominium on Maui what average would you use Explain The median the data skews to the right seems to represent the costs most accurately since so it should be the one reported Is there any other information about the costs that you think might be useful such as the spread of the costs No other information about condominium costs would be useful The lowest and highest prices of the condominiums would also be useful The average price of a condominium in 1980 would also be useful