Hey guys, this is for an elementary statistics course. When given a problem, I am having trouble determining which is the data set (X) and which is the weight (W).(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

For example:

Using the weighted mean, find the average number of grams of fat per ounce of meat or fish that a person would consume over a 5-day period if he ate these:

Meat/Fish

3 oz. fried shrimp

3 oz. veal cutlet

2 oz. roast beef

2.5 oz fried chicken drumbstick

4 oz tuna

Fat (g/oz)

3.33

3.00

2.50

4.40

1.75

Would Meat/Fish be the weight, or would fat (g/oz) be the weight, and why?

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