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Statistics and Probability

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Ethics and Central Tendency

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The administration of US President George W. Bush boasted that his tax cuts would result in 92 million Americans receiving an average tax reduction of over $\$1,000$.

Was their use of statistics misleading to the American public?

A

No, the appropriate statistics were reported.

B

No, what was reported was not misleading.

C

Yes, that many Americans don't pay taxes.

D

Yes, an inappropriate measure of central tendency was used.