central tendency

  

Definition

Statistics: An average value of any distribution of data that best represents the middle. Also called centrality.

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  • When trying to find the most likely out come of an event you should use its central tendency to guide your way.

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  • Most men have a CENTRAL TENDENCY to remain at home with their parents while extending their education where as women venture out.

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  • Accountants and statisticians use the concept of central tendency to find out on average how well their companies are doing.

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