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    Computation of Mean, Median, and Mode of a Distribution

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    Ask 20 people how long they workout at the gym, ten men and ten women: ten men said they workout at less 2 hrs a day, five women said one hr, three said 2 hrs, two, one hr and half. What is the mean, median, and mode?

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    The mean is equal to the sum of the data divided by the number of data points, which in this case is 20. Thus we have:

    mean = (10*2 + 5*1 + 3*2 + 2*1.5) / 20

    Solution Summary

    In this solution, we compute the mean, median, and mode of a given data set.