18th November 2019

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What is the definition of mean median and mode?

To find the mean, add up the values in the data set and then divide by the number of values that you added. To find the median, list the values of the data set in numerical order and identify which value appears in the middle of the list. To find the mode, identify which value in the data set occurs most often.

Hereof, what is the mean and median?

To find the Median, place the numbers you are given in value order and find the middle number. Example: find the Median of {13, 23, 11, 16, 15, 10, 26}. Put them in order: {10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 23, 26} The middle number is 15, so the median is 15. (If there are two middle numbers, you average them.)

What is the definition of mode in mathematics?

The number which appears most often in a set of numbers. Example: in {6, 3, 9, 6, 6, 5, 9, 3} the Mode is 6 (it occurs most often). See: Median.

How do you get the median?

To find the median number:
  1. Put all the numbers in numerical order.
  2. If there is an odd number of results, the median is the middle number.
  3. If there is an even number of results, the median will be the mean of the two central numbers.
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