Women grads beat the men in first wage
- 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?
- 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?
- 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.
- Is the inference in the headline of this article appropriate?
Explain why or why not based on the information provided in the
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