Statistics question

If the absenteeism rates for a school district rise above 10%, the state reduces its aid to the school district. Stermerville Independent School District takes a sample of five schools within the district and finds the following absenteeism rates: 5.4%, 8.6%, 4.1%, 8.9%, and 7.8%. What is your best estimate of the absenteeism rate in Stermerville? Is it likely that the absenteeism rate is greater than 10%

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