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Government agencies keep data about the income distribution

Last updated: 8/8/2022

Government agencies keep data about the income distribution

Government agencies keep data about the income distribution of the population. The Gonzalez family and Allen family live in a county with 5000 families. The Gonzalez family's income is at the 38th percentile. The Allen family's income is at the 73rd percentile. (a) Which of the following must be true about the Gonzalez family's income? About 38% of the families in their county earn less than the Gonzalez family. The Gonzalez family earns about 38% of the highest income in their county. The Gonzalez family's income is in the top half of incomes in their county. The Gonzalez family earns $38,000. (b) Which of the following must be true about the Gonzalez family's and the Allen family's incomes? Both the Gonzalez family and the Allen family earn more than the median income. Both the Gonzalez family and the Allen family earn less than the median income. The Allen family earns more than the Gonzalez family. The Gonzalez family earns more than the Allen family.

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