# The tuition and fees (in thousands of dollars) for the top 14 universities in a recent year are listed below

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The tuition and fees (in thousands of dollars) for the top 14 universities in a recent year are listed below. Find the mean, median, and mode of the data, if possible. If any of these measures cannot be found or a measure does not represent the center of the data, explain why.

43 45 42 47 44 42 42
43 43 43 43 47 45 40

Find the mean cost. Select the correct choice below and, if necessary, fill in the answer box to complete your choice.

Does the mean represent the center of the data?

A. The mean represents the center.
B. The mean does not represent the center because it is the largest data value.
C. The mean does not represent the center because it is not a data value
D. The mean does not represent the center because it is the smallest data value.
E. There is no mean cost.

Specify the median of the data.

Find the mode of the costs.

Does (Do) the mode (s) represent the center of the data?
A. The mode(s) represent(s) the center.
B. The mode(s) does (do) not represent the center because it (they) is (are) not a data value.
C. The mode(s) does (do) not represent the center because it (one) is the largest data value.
D. The mode(s) does (do) not represent the center because it (one) is the smallest data value.
E. There is no mode.