Measure of Central Tendency

Pronunciation: /ˈmɛ ʒər ʌv ˈsɛn trəl ˈtɛn dən si/ Explain

In statistics, measure of central tendency is any metric that identifies a center of a set of numbers. One such measure is an average or arithmetic mean. Another measure of central tendency is the median. A fourth is the mode.

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McAdams, David E. Measure of Central Tendency. 9/4/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/m/measureofcentraltendency.html.

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