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    Please explain and enlighten me on what are some situations for which a mean would not be appropriate? Give some examples.

    What are when have you heard or seen statistics used inappropriately?

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    A situation for which a mean would not be appropriate, would be a situation where one would be trying to ascertain the probability of individuals within a certain segment of the population contracting a given disease. Using the mean or average number of those individuals contracting a given disease would give a partial answer to the question, but the mode of the number of individuals within a certain segment of society contracting a ...

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    This solution discusses statistics in health care.