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What are central tendency measures? How do they help researchers evaluate the distribution of data?

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This solution explains central tendency's use in statistics and the measures that make up central tendency (mode, mean, median). Includes APA formatted reference.

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Central tendency is the middle or central value of a distribution. The three measures of central tendency are important to understand when we perform research, and when reading others' research. They provide an indication of the distribution of the data. Mode, median and mean are used to ...

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