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Central Tendency

  • Mean (Sum of scores/N)
    • Most often used measure of central tendency.
    • Works well with normal and relatively normal curves
  • Median (50th Percentile)
    • The second most used measure of central tendency
    • Works best with highly skewed populations
  • Mode (Most Frequent Score)
    • Least used measure of central tendency
    • Works best for highly irregular and multimodal distributions