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Sodas at the Movies

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The histogram below displays the volume in fluid ounces dispensed from a soda machine of a random sample of sodas sold at a movie theater.

Which of the following is an appropriate interpretation of this graph?

A

The number of sodas sold increased then decreased then increased again.

B

The distribution of the number of sodas sold is bimodal. Some moviegoers preferred root beer and some moviegoers preferred cherry soda.

C

The amount of soda in the cups increased as they were filled, decreased as the customer drank the soda, then increased when the soda was refilled.

D

The distribution of the volume of sodas sold is bimodal because two sizes of soda were available. One cluster of soda volumes is centered around 16 ounces and the other cluster of sodas is centered around 20 ounces.

E

The distribution of the volume of sodas sold is bimodal because two sizes of soda were available. The average soda volume was around 18 ounces.