## Which situation involves descriptive statistics Eighty percent of the recipes in a cookbook require salt. A re

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Which situation involves descriptive statistics

Eighty percent of the recipes in a cookbook require salt.

A reporter surveys some commuters in a city to estimate what percent of city’s commuters spend 45 minutes or more getting to work.

The survey shows that 1 in 3 moviegoers would attend a midnight showing.

A recent survey of the cost of new homes in the United States shows that the median price of a new home is up $15,000 since last year.

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The correct answer is the last one. Descriptive statistics will use a measure of central tendency or measure of spread to describe a particular situation. This example uses the median.

Answer: Eighty percent of the recipes in a cookbook require salt.