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Central tendancy is the term statisticians use for any StatistiC that you could quote as representative of an entire DataSeT.

The most commonly used measures of central tendancy are the

  1. MeaN, the sum of all data divided by the number of DataSeT.
  2. MediaN, the value that separates the highest half from the lowest half of the DataSeT.
  3. MoDe, the most common value in the DataSeT.


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