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Measures of central tendency

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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help on correct descriptive statistics of a project

... results. When you use means as your measure of central tendency, you have a natural indicator of dispersion in ... the median, however, you have a bit of a problem with measures of dispersion. Typically one quotes the 95th and ...

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by blcr11
Thu Dec 06, 2007 6:19 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: help on correct descriptive statistics of a project
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