## A researcher asks participants to estimate the calories they consume in a meal. The researcher records the following estimates: 450, 426, 31

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A researcher asks participants to estimate the calories they consume in a meal. The researcher records the following estimates: 450, 426, 310, 500, and 220. If the researcher removes the estimate of 220 (perhaps because the participant drops out of the study), then the value of the mean will:_____________

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Answer:

Increase

Step-by-step explanation:

The researcher records the following estimates: 450, 426, 310, 500, and 220.

The mean of these estimates is derived below.

Mean = (450+426+310+500+220)/5

=1906/5=381.2

If the researcher removes the estimate of 220.

The mean of the other numbers will be:

Mean =(450+426+310+500)/4

=1686/4=421.5

By comparison of the two mean, we can see that the value of the mean will increase.