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Using Different Measures of Central Tendency
Common Core: S.ID.2

Using Different Measures of Central Tendency

Author: Graham Pardun

This lesson demonstrates how the different measures of central tendency can cause you to look at data differently.

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Different Measures, Different Perspectives

In this lesson, we'll calculate the mean, median, and mode of a set of data (the number of moons per planet in our solar system), and analyze how each measure of central tendency enables us to see the data set from a different perspective.