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Measurements of Central Tendency 1 Measurements of Central Tendency Natasha Anderson, Meredith Beck, Michael Pasek, Michelle Smith, Dustin Talley, Christopher Wall University of Phoenix RES/341 Dr. Hadi Razavi July 2, 2007
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Measurements of Central Tendency 2 The term central tendency refers to the middle value or perhaps a typical value of the data, and is measured by the mean, median and the mode. Each measure is calculated differently, and the one used best depends on the situation. In the research provided below we used the mean to establish the average square footage of numerous homes and the median was used to figure out the midpoint square footage of the homes. Measurements of Central Tendency refer to a wide variety of measures, which measures the location of the middle or expected value of the data set. The display shown will use Central Tendency measurements such as the mean and median to measure the square footages of homes priced at $200,000 in Atlanta, GA; Columbia, SC; Mission Viejo, CA; Lafayette, LA and Orlando FL. The first portion of the display for measurements of central tendency data uses the mean to determine the average square footages of all the homes. The mean takes the sum of all of the values in the population and then divide that number by the total number of
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