Unformatted text preview: ˆ x . In Our Example 80 76 100 83 100 The mode is 100 points. (How wonderful!) (We do not have to go one decimal point further for modes.) Although it is often easy to find modes, they might be questionable as measures of centrality. The mode may actually be an extreme value, as in our Example, or it may just be the consequence of simple coincidence. Example : The data set 2.41, 3.62, 7.25 { } has no mode. Example : The data set 50, 50, 70, 90, 90 { } has two modes, 50 points and 90 points. The data set is bimodal ....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course MATH 119 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
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