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Roller Coasters

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Data on 15 large roller coasters are given below. The data provides information on the type of track used (steel or wood), the largest drop during the ride (in feet), the maximum height of the ride (in feet), the total length of the track (in feet), and the top speed of the ride (in miles per hour).

In the sortable table below, click on the column title to organize the table by that column's values.

Name Track Type Largest Drop Height Length Top Speed
Millennium Force steel 300 310 6595 93
Steel Dragon 2000 steel 306 318 8133 95
Goliath steel 255 235 4500 85
Titan steel 255 245 5280 85
Desperado steel 225 209 5483 80
Son of Beast wood 214 218 7032 78
Mean Streak wood 155 161 5427 65
Hercules wood 157 157 4000 65
The Boss wood 150 122 5051 66
Rampage wood 120 120 3500 55
Demon steel 82 95 2300 45
Grizzly wood 88 90 3250 50
Project Stealth steel 100 115 2766 51
Skyliner wood 45 60 2400 40
Cobra steel 25 26 1164 18

For each statement below, indicate whether the statement is true or false, based on the information provided in the table.

True

False

True

False

Steel roller coasters tend to be longer, on average, than wood roller coasters.

True

False

The steel roller coaster with the greatest “largest drop” has a largest drop that is more than 50% greater than the greatest “largest drop” of any wood roller coaster listed.

True

False

Both steel and wood roller coasters have median top speedsabove 60 mph.