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Boys and Girls Long Jump Results: Parallel Boxplots

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Results for the boys and girls long jump at a state meet are displayed in the graph below. Twenty-two girls and twenty-three boys competed in the event.

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If the distances for both boys and girls were combined into a single data set and an appropriate histogram of the data set was produced, which of the following statements would best describe the shape of the distribution?

A

The distribution of jumping distances would be unimodal with a gap between the girls' distances and the boys' distances.

B

The distribution of jumping distances would be bimodal with two different clusters of data.

C

The distribution of jumping distances would be normal.

D

The distribution of jumping distances would be skewed left.

E

The distribution of jumping distances would be skewed right.