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The Mean of 100 Observations is 50 and Their Standard Deviation is 5. the Sum of All Squares of All the Observations Is(A) 50,000 (B) 250,000 (C) 252500 (D) 255000 - Mathematics

MCQ

The mean of 100 observations is 50 and their standard deviation is 5. The sum of all squares of all the observations is 

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  •  50,000 

  •  250,000  

  • 252500 

  • 255000          

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Solution

Let \[\bar{ x} \] and \[\sigma\]  be the mean and standard deviation of 100 observations, respectively.

\[\therefore x = 50, \sigma = 5\]  and n = 100
Mean,\[\bar{ x} \] = 50

\[\Rightarrow \frac{\sum_{} x_i}{100} = 50\]

\[ \Rightarrow \sum_{} x_i = 5000 . . . . . \left( 1 \right)\]

Now,
Standard deviation,

\[\sigma = 5\]

\[\Rightarrow \sqrt{\frac{\sum_{} x_i^2}{100} - \left( \frac{\sum_{} x_i}{100} \right)^2} = 5\]

\[ \Rightarrow \frac{\sum_{} x_i^2}{100} - \left( \frac{5000}{100} \right)^2 = 25 \left[ \text{ From } \left( 1 \right) \right]\]

\[ \Rightarrow \frac{\sum_{} x_i^2}{100} = 25 + 2500 = 2525\]

\[ \Rightarrow \sum_{} x_i^2 = 252500\]

Thus, the sum of all squares of all the observations is 252500.

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RD Sharma Class 11 Mathematics Textbook
Chapter 32 Statistics
Q 20 | Page 51
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