0
   

how do you figure out the mode,median,mean and range

 
 
Reply Fri 19 Sep, 2008 09:47 am
im trying to do my science homework and do not understand it
 
JPB
 
  1  
Reply Fri 19 Sep, 2008 09:51 am
@gobucks45503,
The mode is the most prevalent result -- which one occurs most often.

The median is the middle of the "ordered" result. Sort the outcomes from highest to lowest. The median is the one halfway down the list.

The average is determined by adding up all of the outcomes and dividing the sum by the number of outcomes.
Robert Gentel
 
  3  
Reply Fri 19 Sep, 2008 09:55 am
@gobucks45503,
mode = the most common value. So if your data is (1,1,1,2,3,4,5) the mode is 1.
median = the middle point of the values so the median of the above set would be 2.
mean = the sum of all the values divided by the number of values there were, so it'd be 2.429 for that dataset
range = the difference between the highest and lowest value, subtract the lowest from the highest and you have it. For example the range of that dataset is 4.
0 Replies
 
Doubt doubt
 
  0  
Reply Wed 13 Apr, 2011 08:44 am
@JPB,
youtube. all you need to know in 10 minutes. this is 5th grade stuff.
0 Replies
 
 

Related Topics

Statistics - Question by ekkline
Math of infinity - Discussion by dalehileman
Probability Question. - Discussion by babemomlover
help - Question by diannemartin
Differential calculus - Question by krishna basnet
pattern in the Prime Numbers - Discussion by Quehoniaomath
What is the nth derivative of ln(y+c)? - Question by StarDIwakar
 
  1. Forums
  2. » how do you figure out the mode,median,mean and range
Copyright © 2014 MadLab, LLC :: Terms of Service :: Privacy Policy :: Page generated in 0.05 seconds on 09/20/2014 at 10:00:22