1.

d.

2.

c. An average commonly cited is $8,400.

3.

a.: 4.; b.: 3.; c.: 1.; d.: 2.

4.

a.: 2.; b.: 3.; c.: 1.

5.

a.: 1.; b.: 2.; c.: 4.; d.: 3.; e.: 2.

6.

c. It was 5.98 percent on that date.

7.

Kirsch, a former Drexel University student, and Anderton, who graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, were charged with having stolen the identities of more than 16 people and obtaining more than $120,000 to travel the world. On Wednesday, Kirsch appeared in court and was accused of stealing a credit card the week before.

8.

c.

8b.

b.