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Mean, median or mode to represent average

You are responsible for planning the parking needed for a new 256-unit apartment complex, and you're told to base the needs on the statistic 'average number of vehicles per household is 1.9'. Which average (mean, median, mode, midrange) will be helpful to you? Explain.

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Hi there,

I agree with you, I think that the mean is the best method of central tendency to use in this case. However, I feel that you should multiply the number of units by the average number of cars to come up with your ...

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A discussion of which representation of central tendency is the most appropriate: the mean, median or mode.