13.9 Quick review questions

A study of fulmars (a type of seabird) (Furness and Bryant 1996) explored the metabolic rate of the birds. The mass of the female birds were (in grams): 635; 635; 668; 640; 645; 635

  1. From your calculator, the sample mean is
  2. From your calculator, the sample standard deviation is
  3. The sample median is
  4. The population standard deviation is


Furness RW, Bryant DM. Effect of wind on field metabolic rates of breeding northern fulmars. Ecology. Wiley Online Library; 1996;77(4):1181–8.