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# Mean and Median

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Mean and median describe a set of observations in therms of a "typical" or "average" data value. Explain with examples when you would use one over the other.

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This solution determines the mean and median.

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A mean would normally be used when the data is symmetrically distributed, meaning that there aren't any values in the data that are out in the extreme values, skewing the data. If the data is not symmetrical, it will skew the results in terms of a mean and the mean will not be accurate. For example, if you're looking for an average people's income in a city, ...

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##### Measures of Central Tendency

This quiz evaluates the students understanding of the measures of central tendency seen in statistics. This quiz is specifically designed to incorporate the measures of central tendency as they relate to psychological research.