7-1 - mean of the two middle numbers. Examples: Find the...

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Mean, Median, and Mode Lesson 7-1
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Mean The mean of a set of data is the  average. Add up all of the data. Divide the sum by the number of data  items you have.
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Example: Find the mean. 4, 16, 20, 40 First, add. 4 + 16 + 20 + 40 = 80 There are 4 items. Divide the sum (80) by 4. The mean is 20.
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Median The median is the data point that is in  the middle when the data is listed in  order. If there are two numbers in the middle  (an even number of items), then find the 
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Unformatted text preview: mean of the two middle numbers. Examples: Find the median. 13, 16, 17, 19, 25 17 is the median. 3, 5, 6, 9 Here, the 5 and 6 are both in the middle. 5 + 6 = 11. 11 divided by 2 = 5.5. The median is 5.5. Mode The mode is the data item that appears the most. If all data items appear the same number of times, then there is no mode. Example: Find the mode. 5, 4, 6, 11, 5, 7, 10, 5 The mode is 5. Homework Time...
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