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    What are measures of central tendency and variability, and why are they essential to descriptive statistics?

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    Central tendency (also known as centrality) is a measure of the location of the center of the distribution. In other words, it is a value of the data set that best represents the middle. Central tendency is essential to descriptive statistics because it makes it possible to describe the entire data set by a single value. The measures of central tendency are the mean, ...

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    This solution highlights the measures of central tendency and variability. It also details why these measures are essentail to descriptive statistics