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Riding Rookies

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There are two 8-year olds, two 10-year olds, and four 11-year olds. (They are all a year older.)

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Last year the distribution looked like this.
7  7  9  9  10  10  10  10

Ten was the mode (the age that occurred most often). There were two 7-year-olds and two 9-year-olds. The mean age was 9 (72 divided by 8).

This year the distribution looks like this.
8  8  10  10  11  11  11  11

 


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