Sanderson M. Smith
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AVERAGES CAN BE MISLEADING
(MINI-PROJECT BY AARON)
We often rely on averages, but a trend of averages can be misleading. For instance, a trend of monthly average monthly temperatures from a given city might well "hide" extreme temperatures that exist over a thirty-day period. Averages often "smooth out" variation that may exist in the figures from which the average was constructed.
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