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Measures of Central Tendency: Definitions & Practice

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What is central tendency?

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1. Which of the following is the number that appears most often?

2. Which of the following is the number that appears in the middle of the data?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study resources will test your comprehension of the measures of central tendency. Answer questions on subjects like what central tendency is and recognizing the term for a number which appears most often.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will guide you to:

  • Name the term for a number that falls in the middle of a given data set
  • Give the term for the average number in a set of data
  • Identify characteristics of given numbers

Skills Practiced

Practice these study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the measures of central tendency
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the number that falls in the middle of a data set and the term for the average number in a given set of data
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what central tendency is

Additional Learning

Make use of this lesson to understand the measures of central tendency. The lesson is named Measures of Central Tendency: Definitions & Practice and it will cover the following:

  • Analyze examples of central tendency
  • Understand the benefit of summarizing data
  • Recognize where summarizing data is appropriate
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