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melissa
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USA
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Posted - 09/18/2007 :  18:54:52  Show Profile
Is the mean,median,or mode the best measure of central tendency for each data set gathered from teens ages 13-16? Explain.

1.hours spent in school each day

2.last math test scores

3.eye color

Edited by - royhaas on 09/20/2007 16:27:25
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Subhotosh Khan
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USA
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Posted - 09/18/2007 :  21:26:03  Show Profile
quote:
Originally posted by melissa

Is the mean,median,or mode the best measure of central tendency for each data set gathered from teens ages 13-16? Explain.

1.hours spent in school each day

2.last math test scores

3.eye color




Well - what are your thoughts?

What does your textbook say about "applicability" mean, mode or median as an estimator?
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