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Measures of Central Tendency

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What is the mean?
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The SUM of the data, divided by the number of items in the set of data ….. commonly called “the average”.

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What is the mode?
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The data item that appears the “MOST”

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What if the data all appear the same number of times?
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1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4

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

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There is NO mode

Can there be more than one mode? 1,2,2,3,4,4,5,6,7

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1,2,2,3,4,4,5,6,7 Yes, there are two modes. What are they?
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2 and 4

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What is the median?
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What is the median? The middle number in the set of data when written “in order” (first step we do) Given: 2,14,28,0,1,1 Reorder from least to greatest 0,1,1,14,28 The middle number is 1
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What if you have an even set of numbers? Given: 10, 0, 20, 30

Reorder from least to greatest 0,10, 20, 30 Mode Mean, Median, and
Add the two middle numbers together. Divide by 2. What is your median? 15

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Which will an outlier affect the most: the mean, median or What is an outlier? mode? (Hint: Think of class Mean, Median, and Mode test scores

A data item that is far apart from the rest of the data items

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What is the range?
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The difference between the largest and smallest data values

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Let’s try one …

Step 1 – Rewrite in order from least to greatest

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2, 1, 0, 1, 5, 3, 4, 2, 0, 3, 1, 2

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Mean 2 Median 2 Range 5 Mode 1 and 2

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2, 1, 0, 1, 5, 3, 4, 2, 0, 3, 1, 2

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Test scores in an Algebra class: 99, 85, 80, 25, 99, 100 What is the mean, median, mode and range?
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Mean 81.3 Median 92 Mode 99 Range 75

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Write a paragraph about what would be your most useful indicator of central tendency in this case: You are ordering a small Mean, Median, and Mode your number of shoes for shoe store based on the sales of sizes from last year. Write why you made your selection. Why did you not choose the other


				
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