Learn how to calculate different measures of central tendency, as well as the spread or dispersion of the data.
Decide which measure of central tendency best describes a data set.
This Concept introduces students to the most common measures of central tendency: the mean, median and mode.
Explains how to determine mean, median, and mode. It also provides examples.
Learn how to use data from frequency tables to find the measures of central tendency.
Explains range, variance, and standard deviation as measures of dispersion.
Shows how to calculate the mean and standard deviation of a sample.
Finding the Mean, Median, and Mode of a Data Set
Solving Word Problems Involving Measures of 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.
Students will activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts and assess their knowledge of the Concept.
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.
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. Answer Key.
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.
A webpage of basic statistics calculations and worksheets to practice with.
A simulation of the differences between the mean and median.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion.