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Jean RodriguezProfessor Qian LiuMAT20101/24/2021Measures of Central Tendency1. Central tendencies can be described as finding a value in a set of data and finding its central point toidentify its position. There are three main types of central tendencies; mean, median, and mode. Thesemeasures are all used differently to find central points in data sets. Here are some examples on when touse each value. Mean is used to find the average of something and divide that by however many thereare in that group. For example, finding out the average height of 50 males between 18-25. Median issimilar because it’s also finding the value that is approximately 50% of the data prescribed. For instance,we have 5 sets of data points pertaining to bicep size inches. The numbers are 10,12,14,15,16. Themedian for this set is 14. In order to find the median with 4 numbers, say 10,12,14,15, it would look likethis: (12+14)/2 = 13. Lastly, mode can be defined as identifying the most frequent values in a particularset of data points. Let’s look at this example. We have 7,7,7,8,8,9,10. The mode for this set is 7 because