Topic 3 deals with measures of central tendency.
Suggested Readings- Healey, Chapter 3: Measures of Central Tendency
- Bennett, Chapter 4: Central Tendency & Dispersion (first part of chapter)
Lesson Objectives
- understand measures of central tendency
be able to determine measures of central tendency for variables
PPTs
Chapter 4: Measures of Central Tendency ppt
Suggested Homework
Objectives Check- What are the three main measures of central tendency?
- Which is the most appropriate measure of central tendency for nominal level data?
- Which is the most appropriate measure of central tendency for ordinal level data?
- Which is the most appropriate measure of central tendency for interval-ratio level data?
- Explain when you might want to use a median rather than a mean for interval-ratio level data.
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