Question

When looking at a histogram how do you know the best central
tendency meannor median?

Answer #1

When would median be a better measure of central tendency?
Please give an example.

When would median be a better measure of central tendency?
Please give an example.

The median is an appropriate measure of central tendency for
_____ data.

What are measures of central tendency? What do they tell us? Do
mean, median, and mode fall in the same order? Be able to
calculate/identify each.

This week, we cover the central tendency, which
includes mean, median and mode
As a medical facilitator, you are asked to analyze data
from the past years patient visits. As you analyze, you look at the
median wait time before seen by a physician. Would the median be
the best representation of the wait time, please
explain?

You are looking for a home in a particular neighborhood, and you
want to know the typical number of bathrooms and bedrooms, the
square footage, and the appraised value of houses in that
neighborhood. Which measure of central tendency (mean, median, or
mode) would be the most appropriate for each piece of information
listed, and why?

You are looking for a home in a particular neighborhood, and you
want to know the typical number of bathrooms and bedrooms, the
square footage, and the appraised value of houses in that
neighborhood. Which measure of central tendency (mean, median, or
mode) would be the most appropriate for each piece of information
listed, and why? provide with sources at least 2

How do I find a mean and median of a histogram?

1. Why do we prefer the median as a better measure of central
tendency when the data are positively/negatively skewed? Are there
times in which mean or mode should be used instead? Explain your
answer.
2. Find an article about the misuse of statistics and share what
you have learned from the article. Then, find an example of when
statistics were misused/skewed and state the reason why you think
the statistics were reported that way.
3. Maybe you have considered...

5.
What measure of central tendency (mean, median, or mode) should you
use if you wish the deviations above the measure to be equal in
size to the deviations below the measure?

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