The following displays the results of a
standardized neuropsychological test administered to a sample of high school
seniors. The test measures analytic skills and is scored on a scale of to 100,
with higher scores indicative of stronger analytic skills.
a. Compute the median scores for males and
b. Compute the quartiles for males and
c. Compute the median for the total sample
(males and females combined).
d. Are there any outliers among the male
scores? (Hint: Use the quartile rule.)
e. Based on your answer to (d), would the
mean or median provide a better estimate of a typical result for males on the