26 CHAPTER 3 CENTRAL **TENDENCY** ANALYSES The next concept in the sequential statistical steps approach is calculating measures of central **tendency**. Measures of central **tendency** represent some of the most simple forms of data analysis.

1 Title: Measures of Central **Tendency** Brief Overview: In this unit, students will study the various representations for data analysis. Students will look at measures of central **tendency** and variance, line plots, frequency distribution tables, and interpretation, application, representation and ...

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Lesson 4 Measures of Central **Tendency** Outline Measures of a distribution's shape-modality and skewness-the normal distribution Measures of central **tendency**-mean, median, and mode Skewness and Central **Tendency** Measures of Shape With frequency distribution you can an idea of a distribution's shape.

4. Descriptive Statistics: Measures of Variability and Central **Tendency**. Objectives Calculate descriptive for continuous and categorical data

Measures of Central **Tendency** Lab . Lab . Objective: The objectives of this lab are: • Learn to calculate measures of central **tendency** in SPSS. • Learn to use SPSS to make group comparisons.

VAT: A Tool for Visual Assessment of (Cluster) **Tendency** J.C. Bezdek * R.J. Hathaway * Department of Computer Science Mathematics and Computer Science Department

Measures of Central **Tendency** Purpose: Participants will determine the mean, median, and mode of a data set. Overview: In pairs, participants will input data into the lists of their graphing calculator.

Written by Jackie Scheiber and Meg Dickson © RADMASTE Centre, University of the Witwatersrand – May 2007 §3: Measures of Central **Tendency** of Grouped

Created by JDG 2000 Central **Tendency** •Measures the dominant **tendency** •Identifies a 'middle' •Measures include:-Mean ( X ) -the calculated average-Mode -the most frequently occurring value •Sometimes a distribution can be bi-modal (or even multi-modal) having several values with the same ...