Central Tendencies

by Taylor Jordan

| 6 Questions1

1

Which of the following would best define the term "mean"?

A..The middle number of the data set.

B..The number that repeats in the data set.

C..The average of the data set.

D..Subtracting the highest value in the data set from the lowest value in the data set.

2

1

Which of the following would best define the term "mode"?

A..The middle number of the data set.

B..The number that repeats in the data set.

C..The average of the data set.

D..Subtracting the highest value in the data set from the lowest value in the data set.

3

1

Given the following data set, which of the following is the outlier and WHY? {58, 56, 90, 75, 82, 97, 23, 65}.

97 because it is the highest number.

75 because it is the middle number.

23 because it is a value that is farther away from the rest of the data set.

56 because it is the smallest number.

4

1

Which of the following would best define the term "median"?

A..The middle number of the data set.

B..The number that repeats in the data set.

C..The average of the data set.

D..Subtracting the highest value in the data set from the lowest value in the data set.

5

1

Which of the following would best define the term "range"?

A..The middle number of the data set.

B..The number that repeats in the data set.

C..The average of the data set.

D..Subtracting the highest value in the data set from the lowest value in the data set.

6

1

Find the median of the following test scores: {58, 56, 90, 75, 82, 97, 23, 65}.

65

75

70

78.5

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