Physics 405

Homework Assignment #1

The following is the total list of exam grades for a large lecture class.

A). Find the mean, median, most probable value, and standard deviation of this distribution of 100 grades. Quote your results to three significant
figures. You may perform the calculation by hand, write your own program, or use a software package (such as Excel) to do the calculations for
you, but you must show your work by explaining how you would calculate each quantity.

B). Make a histogram of the data by dividing up the possible grade in bins of 5 and plotting the number of students who received a grade in that

Here is the data in text and excel formats.