When is mean the best measure of central tendency? when is median the best measure of central tendency? when is mode the best measure of central tendency?
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Originally Posted by ricky j When is mean the best measure of central tendency? when is median the best measure of central tendency? when is mode the best measure of central tendency? Mode - when the data is categorical (like one of {cat, dog, horse, rabbit}) Median - skewed interval or ratio data (numerical quantity like weight or height) Mean - symetric interval or ratio data (numerical quantity like weight or height) RonL
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