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The number of lattes sold daily by two coffee shops is shown in the table. Shop A Shop B 12 17 52 16 57 36 33 35 51 12 15 9 46 34 45 15 Based on these data, is it better to describe the centers of distribution in terms of the mean or the median? Explain.


Old question but will respond so this can be closed In general, the preference for center is the mean **unless** there are are outliers, in which case you'd want to use the median. can you see any outliers that might be present in either list?