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2.20: Mode

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bimodal

bimodal

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

Frequency

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

Maximum

The largest number in a data set.
Mean

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

Median

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

Minimum

The minimum is the smallest value in a data set.
Mode

Mode

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

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

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

trimodal

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

unimodal

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

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