2015 AMC 8 Problems/Problem 5
Problem
Billy's basketball team scored the following points over the course of the first games of the season. If his team scores in the $12th game, which of the following statistics will show an increase?
<cmath>42, 47, 53, 53, 58, 58, 58, 61, 64, 65, 73</cmath>$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing $ inserted.)\textbf{(A) } \text{range} \qquad \textbf{(B) } \text{median} \qquad \textbf{(C) } \text{mean} \qquad \textbf{(D) } \text{mode} \qquad \textbf{(E) } \text{mid-range} $==Solutions== ===Solution 1===
When they score a$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing $ inserted.)4073-42=3173-40=33\boxed{\textbf{(A) } \text{range}}$increased.
===Solution 2===
Because$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing $ inserted.)40\boxed{\textbf{(A)}~\text{range}}$, may increase.
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