Hello everyone, I just started taking Stats and I have a question that the book doesn't explain really well. I was hoping someone could explain how an answer was achieved. The question is about trimmed means -- not the means, I can do those, but specifically how you figure the percentages. Here's a particular data set, ordered:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

160 174 176 180 180 183 187 191 194 200 205 211 211 244

So, n = 14, the problem asks you to trim the highest and lowest number, and the resulting trimmed mean is: 191 . For the trimmed percentage the book has 7.14% . All I want to know is how to figure out that number? If I can just figure out one example I'm sure I'll be fine for the rest, but for some reason this isn't clicking for me.

Any help would be much appreciated!

~Brandie

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# Homework Help: Help With Stats Concept, Please?

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