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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

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

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