Which type of statistics is used to examine

the characteristics of samples?

A. descriptive statistics

B. inferential statistics

C. parametric statistics

D. normative statistics

2. What is the mode of the following group of

vision test results? 20/20; 20/30; 20/40;

20/30; 20/50; 20/40; 20/100; 20/30

A. 20/20

B. 20/30

C. 20/40

D. 20/50

E. 20/100

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 Which of the following measures of central

tendency would be appropriate to describe

the average pulse rates of a group of hospitalized patients?

A. mode

B. median

C. mean