# 2.20: Mode

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bimodal |
If there are two numbers that occur equally frequently in a set of data, then the data is said to be bimodal. |

Frequency |
In statistics, the frequency of an event is the number of times that event occurred. |

Maximum |
The largest number in a data set. |

Mean |
The mean of a data set is the average of the data set. The mean is found by calculating the sum of the values in the data set and then dividing by the number of values in the data set. |

Median |
The median of a data set is the middle value of an organized data set. |

Minimum |
The minimum is the smallest value in a data set. |

Mode |
The mode of a data set is the value or values with greatest frequency in the data set. |

multimodal |
When a set of data has more than 2 values that occur with the same greatest frequency, the set is called multimodal . |

normal distribution curve |
A normal distribution curve is a symmetrical curve that shows the highest frequency in the center with an identical curve on either side of the center. |

trimodal |
A trimodal set has three modes and may be also referred to as multimodal. |

unimodal |
If a data set has only 1 value that occurs most often, the set is called unimodal. |

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Learn how to find the mode, or the most frequently occurring value, in the data set.

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