Hoges still twists the knife on the box office



  1. Copy the data set (hold the mouse button on the link and select Save As, Text Only) and read it into a spreadsheet.
  2. What interesting things can you show about the data set using the facilities in the spreadsheet? Prepare a report on the Top 50 Movies.
  3. Find the arithmetic mean and the median of the data set. Are they the same or different? Which is larger? Why is this so?
  4. Do you think the amount a movie has earned could be related to the year it was made? Why or why not? Investigate this question using the spreadsheet package and prepare a report.


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