Decide which measure of central tendency best describes a data set.
Learn 3 measures of data used in math: mean, median, and mode. An introduction to descriptive statistics and central tendency.
This video demonstrates a sample use of measures of central tendency.
Practice Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion questions
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary to determine answers using the table
Learn new vocabulary words and help remember them by coming up with your own sentences with the new words using a Stop and Jot table.
Learn how to distinguish between mean and median to avoid being misled by the "average" of data.
Students will examine the Median, Mean, Mode, and Range of the salaries of MLS players. They will explain what each measure of central tendency says about the salaries of all MLS players.
Discover how tax rates are determined in the United States.
This study guide looks at levels of measurement and the shape, measures of center (median, mean, mode), and measures of spread (standard deviation) of a data set. It also compares the measures for population vs the measures for sample.