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Q. 17

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Found in: Page 615

### Pre-algebra

Book edition Common Core Edition
Author(s) Ron Larson, Laurie Boswell, Timothy D. Kanold, Lee Stiff
Pages 183 pages
ISBN 9780547587776

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# A stem-and-leaf plot has a stem of 4 and a leaf of 6 but the plot has no key. Give two possible values that the stem and leaf could represent. Explain your thinking.

The two possible values are$46\text{and}4.6$.

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## Step 1. Given Information.

The stem-and-leaf values provided in the question are,

$\begin{array}{c}\text{stem}=4\\ \text{leaf}=6\end{array}$

## Step 2. Explanation.

There is no key so there are two possibilities for a value, without a decimal point and with decimal point.

$\begin{array}{c}\text{stem}=4\\ \text{leaf}=6\\ \\ \text{Possible values}=46\text{and 4.6}\end{array}$

## Step 3. Conclusion.

The two possible values are$46\text{and}4.6$.

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