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## Example 1: The Minnesota Timberwolves ('99-'00)Let's test our newly acquired knowledge of "mean", "median", and "mode" with some real-world data. Below we see the heights of the basketball players on the Minnesota Timberwolves squad.
Terrel Brandon is the shortest Timberwolve's player at 5'11" (71")
while Radoslav Nesterovic stands 7'0" (84") tall. All of the other
players fall between these values, but note that they are not evenly
distributed.
Note: The applet used to create the above histogram can be obtained from the
Globally
Accessible Statistical Procedures (GASP) web site. It was created by
R. Webster West, Dept. of
Statistics, Univ. of South Carolina |

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