# Essays Tagged: "Central tendency"

esponses were graphically displayed. The second descriptive statistical measure of our data are the central tendencies, namely mean, median and mode. It is continued with dispersion measures, namely r ... naire was converted to frequency distribution charts. We can see these charts in the next pages.3.0 Central TendencyOur next step towards descriptive statistical analyses covers the central tendencies ...

(8 pages) 495 0 3.8 Mar/2005

#### OUTLINE of Chapter 3: Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version, (A. Bluman 3rd Ed., 2003).

Summarize data using measures of central tendency, such as the mean, median, mode, and midrange.Describe data using the measures of v ... a.Statistical methods can be used to summarize data.Measures of average are also called measures of central tendency and include the mean, median, mode, and midrange.Measures that determine the spread ... values.The most common measures of position are percentiles, deciles, and quartiles.The measures of central tendency, variation, and position are part of what is called traditional statistics. This ty ...

(6 pages) 173 1 4.9 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Descriptive Statistics Paper

ss.This paper will focus on formatting information gathered on four midsize SUV's. By examining the central tendencies of the data, team A will first calculate the measures of central tendencies and d ... s. And lastly, the team will make recommendations based on the findings of the research.Measures of Central TendenciesMeasures of central tendency are measures which are representative of a sample or ...

(4 pages) 702 0 4.6 Jun/2006

#### Central Tendency and Dispersion Statistical Measurements

tons per month in which 1 % can be directly related. The following will illustrate and analyze the central tendency and dispersion measures calculated using the data collected. We will formulate thes ... often described as a "bell-shaped curve". (Gauss curve, 2004)Examining the data further, the three central tendency measures the mean, median, and mode can all be identified. The mean is the sum of a ...

(3 pages) 102 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Childhood Obesity – Descriptive Statistics

nd nutrition and physical activity patterns" (American Obesity Association, 2005, p. 1).Measures of Central Tendency and DispersionWhat determines whether one is overweight is not the bathroom scale, ... ependent of build. Only children who were obese at 13 showed an increased risk of obesity as adults.Central Tendency and DispersionIn studying the effects of watching television on childhood obesity, ...

(7 pages) 185 0 4.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

#### Descriptive Statistics - Research and Evaluation

fficiency guidelines, then the market for sports cars is still very much in demand.Best measures of central tendencyCentral Tendency refers to the middle value or perhaps a typical value of the data. ... istograms are not extreme enough to distort the middle value and alter the results.Best measures of central tendency continuedBecause the data is not categorical, the mode would not be an accurate mea ...

(6 pages) 149 0 0.0 Dec/2008

#### Research Design and Statistics Concepts Worksheet

d therefore more likely to respond to an online survey" (University of Phoenix, 2008, p. 8). If the central tendency of any characteristic between the population and the sample is significantly differ ...

(3 pages) 113 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Descriptive Statistics

to measure our data on the 2005 Major League Baseball Statistics? We have several ways to gauge the central tendency of our data. We can take all the data add it up and take the arithmetic mean or the ... it from lowest to highest to find the number in the middle or the median as another measure of the central tendency.2005 MLB Data; Team Salary (in millions) Blue and Team Wins RedIf using the mean to ...

(5 pages) 121 0 1.0 Mar/2009