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Measures of Central Tendency

You must decide which group to choose. Consider at least two measures of central tendency and at least one measure of dispersion for each group and use those to make your choice. Be sure to justify your choice with at least one page of discussion and analysis. Can you base a decision on the information provided and the measures that you calculated only?

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Group A Scores
Mean = 79.10
Media = 79.50

Group B Scores
Mean = 78.67
Median = 95.00

I choose Group B.

First, though the average score of the group is lower than Group A this measure of central tendency was largely influenced by outlier scores for the group. Its lowest score is 32 ...

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The solution examines the measure of central tendency.