Which of these variables do you expect to be uniformly distributed?
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It depends on your desiderata: the nature of your data and what you seek to capture in your summary.
Get out a piece of paper. You’ll be watching a 3 minute video that discusses characteristics of a typical human. Note which numerical summaries are used and what for.
But there are other notions of typical… what about a maximum?
There are two new food delivery services that open in Berkeley: Oski Eats and Cal Cravings. A friend of yours that took Stat 20 collected data on each and noted that Oski Eats has a mean delivery time of 29 minutes and Cal Cravings a mean delivery time of 27 minutes. Which would would you rather order from?
Would you still prefer to order from Cal?
Work on the problem set in groups of 2. We will discuss some questions toward the end of the period!
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Work on the lab. We will discuss some questions toward the end of the period!