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The Mean, Median and Mode of Newspaper Subscriptions

Find the mean, median, and mode of the data set.

18 25 19 19 23 22 19 23 21 19

The following frequency distribution shows the number of newspaper subscriptions per household for a sample of 60 households. Find the mean number of subscription per household.

Number of newspapers 0 1 2 3 4 5

Frequency 11 20 16 6 5 2

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Mean = 20.8, which is the average of ten numbers.
Median = 20
If you sort the data set in an increasing order, if the number of data is even, then median is the average of two middle numbers in the sorted data set.
If the number of data is odd, then the median is the middle ...

Solution Summary

This solution calculates the mean number of subscriptions per household based on frequency distribution.