Solution: A student determined the percent water in a sample. In four trials, values of 16.145%, 16.160%, 16.156%, and 17.279% were obtained for the percent water in sample. What value should be used for the reported percent water?
(A) 16.154%
(B) 16.435%
(C) 16.145%
(D) 17.279%

A student determined the percent water in a sample. In four trials, values of 16.145%, 16.160%, 16.156%, and 17.279% were obtained for the percent water in sample. What value should be used for the reported percent water?

(A) 16.154%

(B) 16.435%

(C) 16.145%

(D) 17.279%