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Paper Reference(s) 6683/01 Edexcel GCE Statistics S1
Wednesday 24 May 2006 ( Afternoon Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Materials required for examination Items included with question papers Mathematical Formulae (Green) Nil
Candidates may use any calculator EXCEPT those with the facility for symbolic algebra, differentiation and/or integration. Thus candidates may NOT use calculators such as the Texas Instruments TI 89, TI 92, Casio CFX 9970G, Hewlett Packard HP 48G.
Instructions to Candidates
Write the name of the examining body (Edexcel), your centre number, candidate number, the unit title (Statistics S1), the paper reference (6683), your surname, initials and signature.
Values from the statistical tables should be quoted in full. When a calculator is used, the answer should be given to an appropriate degree of accuracy.
Information for Candidates
A booklet ‘Mathematical Formulae and Statistical Tables’ is provided.
Full marks may be obtained for answers to ALL questions.
There are 6 questions in this question paper. The total mark for this paper is 75.
Advice to Candidates
You must ensure that your answers to parts of questions are clearly labelled.
You must show sufficient working to make your methods clear to the Examiner. Answers without working may gain no credit.
1. (a) Describe the main features and uses of a box plot. (3)
Children from schools A and B took part in a fun run for charity. The times, to the nearest minute, taken by the children from school A are summarised in Figure 1.
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