3.2 Measures Of Central Tendency

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3.2 Measures Of Central Tendency

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the mean of the following set of data? (round to 1 decimal place) 5, 7, 7, 8, 12, 16
  • 2. 
    What is the median of the following set of data?  5, 7, 7, 8, 12, 16
  • 3. 
    What is the mode of the following set of data? 5, 7, 7, 8, 12, 16
  • 4. 
    The MDM4U mark breakdown is as follows: 40% tests, 20% assignments, 10% ISU, 30% exam. If you have the following averages for each category, what mark would you receive at the end of the course? Round the PERCENT to 1 decimal place. Tests - 87% Assignments - 90% ISU - 80% Exam - 71%
  • 5. 
    A sample of hockey players were asked how old they were when they learned to skate. The results were then reported in a frequency distribution. Calculate the mean age to one decimal place. Age 0-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 Frequency 6 8 3 5 2 1
  • 6. 
    In a distribution that is skewed left, the mean is...
    • A. 

      Less than the median

    • B. 

      Greater than the median

    • C. 

      Equal to the median

    • D. 

      It depends

  • 7. 
    If there are outliers in your data, which measure of central tendency is the most appropriate to use?
    • A. 

      Mean

    • B. 

      Median

    • C. 

      Mode

  • 8. 
    For qualitative data, which measure of central tendency is most appropriate to use?
    • A. 

      Mean

    • B. 

      Median

    • C. 

      Mode

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