Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 12 - Data Analysis and Probability - 12-3 Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion - Lesson Check - Page 730: 4


The mean is the average of the data set. The median tells what the middle value is, and the mode is the most frequent number.

Work Step by Step

Three different numbers are needed to give an overall look at a dataset. Occasionally, two of the three might be the same, however, if all three were the same, then the data set is heavily represented by one number.
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