# SAT Math Multiple Choice Question 142: Answer and Explanation

### Test Information

Question: 142

7. George and Joe both interview the same 20 fellow students regarding their interest in their school's new Model UN Club. George asked the students to respond with Interested, Sort of Interested, and Not Interested. Joe asked the students to rate their interest on a scale of 1 to 5. The results of the polls are below.

George's Poll

 Response Number of Students Interested 8 Sort of Interested 5 Not Interested 7

Joe's Poll

 Rating Number of Students 1 5 2 4 3 3 4 4 5 4

After reviewing the data, the Model UN advisors determine that Joe neglected to include whether a 1 or 5 was the best rating in his report. What additional piece of information would most help the advisor determine whether a 1 or 5 was the best rating?

• A. Requesting that George redo his poll with the same rating system as Joe's poll.
• B. Requesting that Joe redo his poll with the same rating system as George's poll.
• C. Polling all of the students who said "Interested" in George's Poll and asking them to choose between "Extremely Interested" and "Very Interested."
• D. Polling all of the students who gave a "1" rating in Joe's poll and ask them if they are interested in Model UN.