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    Measures of central tendency: cell phone data

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    See the attached data file.

    Using the data you have collected please do the following:

    Which of these measures of central tendency do you think most accurately describes the lifestyle variable you are looking at?

    Show calculations and the answers to these questions.

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    See the attached file.

    None of these is a very good measure because of the large outliers in day 7 and 8 with the afternoon/evening calls. The outliers drag the mean up very high and so the mean is not a good ...

    Solution Summary

    Your tutorial is 165 words and explains which is better - mean, median or mode. It also comments on the standard deviation. The data is also graphed for a "visual" on the data pattern. This data has outliers and is highly variable. The data is given along with the computations done using formulas in Excel.