Central Tendency: Measures, Definition & Examples


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What is a measure of central tendency?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a measure of central tendency?

2. Which of the following is NOT true regarding the mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Different forms of central tendency are used to describe different types of data. Use this worksheet-quiz set to measure how well you know which measures of central tendency to use with what types of data, as well as the basics about this important statistic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your understanding of:

  • What central tendency measures
  • The types of central tendency
  • When to use the different types of central tendency

Skills Practiced

As you test your knowledge with these assessments also test your skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as central tendency
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as mean and median
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about when to used the different types of central tendency

Additional Learning

Gain the knowledge you need to know about central tendency by going over the lesson Central Tendency: Measures, Definition & Examples. As you review this lesson, try to accomplish the objectives to:

  • Understand the premise and importance of central tendency
  • Describe the three measures of central tendency
  • Learn to calculate the three measures of central tendency