Advent Calendar Day 21 – Mince Pie Maths

Welcome to Day 21 of Better Tuition’s Winter Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have a Christmas maths problem for you.

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Santa visits eight houses in twenty minutes.  In each he eats the following amounts of mince pie:

2, 4, 1, 2, 7, 2, 4, 3, 2

1.  What is the mean number of pies Santa eats in each house?
2.  What is the mode number?
3.  What is the median number?
4.  What is the range of pies eaten?

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