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# The number of years of service of the eight employees in a production

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Updated on: 05 Mar 2015, 05:14
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The number of years of service of the eight employees in a production department are 15, 10, 9, 17, 6, 4, 14 and 16. What is the range in the number of years of service of the eight employees?

A. 10
B. 11
C. 12
D. 13
E. 14

Originally posted by nikhilv on 14 Jun 2006, 15:37.
Last edited by Bunuel on 05 Mar 2015, 05:14, edited 1 time in total.
Renamed the topic, edited the question, added the OA and moved to PS forum.
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14 Jun 2006, 15:44
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nikhilv wrote:

The number of years of servce of the eight employees in a production department are 15, 10, 9 ,17 , 6 , 4 ,14 and 16. What is the range in the number of years of service of the eight employees ?

Is this a trap?

Range = Highest value - Lowest Value
= 17-4
= 13
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14 Jun 2006, 15:51

Just stressed out. i did 16 - 4 instead by mistake. Sice got it wrong felt there must be a different mothod not realising used wrong numbers.
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28 Dec 2016, 08:49
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nikhilv wrote:
The number of years of service of the eight employees in a production department are 15, 10, 9, 17, 6, 4, 14 and 16. What is the range in the number of years of service of the eight employees?

A. 10
B. 11
C. 12
D. 13
E. 14

Short and Simple ,

Range = Maximum Value - Minimum Value

So, Range = 17 - 4

Or, Range = 13

Hence, the correct aswer must be (D) 13
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