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range question

by kaf » Sun Apr 12, 2009 3:52 pm
Hi can someone please help explain the solution to this

The number of years of service of the eight employees in a production department are 15, 10, 9, 17, 6, 4, 14 and 16. What is the range in the number of years of service of the eight employees?

A. 10
B. 11
C. 12
D. 13
E. 14

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by DeepakR » Sun Apr 12, 2009 4:15 pm
Range = Maximum value - Minimum value = 17 - 4 = 13
Please check if this is correct D.) 13

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by moutar » Sun Apr 12, 2009 4:16 pm
Range = biggest - smallest
= 17 - 4
= 13

D.