Women grads beat the men in first wage




  1. Draw a graphical representation to show average starting salaries for the jobs in the table. What decisions did you make about the scale to use?
  2. The article appears to use the words "median" and "average" interchangeably. Why would the median be a good measure of average to use in this context?
  3. If A is the event a graduate is in one of the top five best-paying fields, write a conditional probability statement to show that men are four times more likely than women to be such graduates.
  4. Is the inference in the headline of this article appropriate? Explain why or why not based on the information provided in the article.




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