Flashcards - Measures of Central Tendency

Flashcards - Measures of Central Tendency
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range
In arithmetic, the range of a set of data is the difference between the largest and smallest values
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outlier
In statistics, an outlier is an observation point that is distant from other observations
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mode
The mode is the value that appears most often in a set of data
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median
The median is the value separating the higher half of a data sample, a population, or a probability distribution, from the lower half
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mean
In mathematics, mean has several different definitions depending on the context
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mean
In mathematics, mean has several different definitions depending on the context
median
The median is the value separating the higher half of a data sample, a population, or a probability distribution, from the lower half
mode
The mode is the value that appears most often in a set of data
outlier
In statistics, an outlier is an observation point that is distant from other observations
range
In arithmetic, the range of a set of data is the difference between the largest and smallest values
histograms
A histogram is a graphical representation of the distribution of numerical data
average
In colloquial language, an average is the sum of a list of numbers divided by the number of numbers in the list
normal distribution
In probability theory, the normal distribution is a very common continuous probability distribution
standard deviation
In statistics, the standard deviation is a measure that is used to quantify the amount of variation or dispersion of a set of data values
bimodal
In statistics, a bimodal distribution is a continuous probability distribution with two different modes
scatterplots
A scatter plot is a type of plot or mathematical diagram using Cartesian coordinates to display values for typically two variables for a set of data

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