1. ## pre-algebra

Describe a situation and provide a sample data set of at least 5 elements for which the mean is the most appropriate measure of central tendency.

Describe a situation and provide a sample data set of at least 5 elements for which the median is the most appropriate measure of central tendency.

Describe a situation and provide a sample data set of at least 5 elements for which the mode is the most appropriate measure of central tendency.

2. Originally Posted by dianna
Describe a situation and provide a sample data set of at least 5 elements for which the mean is the most appropriate measure of central tendency.
Heights of a group of people: {1.8, 1.85, 1.73, 1.87, 1.75} metres

Describe a situation and provide a sample data set of at least 5 elements for which the median is the most appropriate measure of central tendency.
Salaries of a group of people: {50000, 5000, 12000, 7000, 10000} dollars

Describe a situation and provide a sample data set of at least 5 elements for which the mode is the most appropriate measure of central tendency.
Pets of a group of people: {alligator, cat, cat, cat, dog, dog}

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