The objective of this learning packet is to go over measures of central tendencies. We will be learning how to identify the mean, median, and mode of a set of data.
In this packet, we learn the definitions for and learn how to find the:
We will also be reviewing this concept:
Measures of central tendencies show us where the middle of a set of data lies.
The three kinds of measures of central tendencies are:
Mean- The total sum of a set of data, divided by how many numbers are in the data set. When someone uses the term average, this is often what they are referring to.
Median- The number in the middle of an ordered data set.
Mode- The mode is the number that occurs most often in the data set.