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measures of central tendency

general term for several characteristics of the distribution of a set of measurements or values around a value or values at or near the middle of the set; the principal measures of central tendency are mean, median, and mode.


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A student wishes to test the accuracy of the measuring jug she is using in an experiment. The label on the jug claims that it measures volume to an accuracy of plus or minus 5 cm3. The density of water is about 0.999 g cm−3, which means that 100 cm3 of water should have a mass of about ...

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Choose the words or phrases that most accurately complete the sentences below. One of the most effective measures that a government can undertake to reduce cardiovascular disease is to ………1………..((1)build sports facilities, ( 2)promote health check ups , (3)increase tax on tobacco ...

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Sat Nov 09, 2013 2:10 pm
 
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Choose the words or phrases that most accurately complete the sentences below. One of the most effective measures that a government can undertake to reduce cardiovascular disease is to ………1………..((1)build sports facilities, ( 2)promote health check ups , (3)increase tax on tobacco ...

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Choose the words or phrases that most accurately complete the sentences below. One of the most effective measures that a government can undertake to reduce cardiovascular disease is to ………1………..((1)build sports facilities, ( 2)promote health check ups , (3)increase tax on tobacco ...

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Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:30 am
 
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... genes ought to have higher I.Q.’s than those who have more African genes. But it turns out that skin color and “negroidness” of features — both measures of the degree of a black person’s European ancestry — are only weakly associated with I.Q. (even though we might well expect a moderately high ...

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Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
 
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