# Measure of Central Tendency Calculator

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** measure of central tendency calculator** - online probability & statistics data analysis tool to find the mean, median & mode for the given sample or population data set. The mode, median and mean are all called together Measures of Central Tendency. Measures of central tendency are measures of location within a distribution. They summarize, in a single value, the one score that best describes the centrality of the data

The * mean* of a data set illustrates an average. To find the mean, add all of the numbers in a data set and then divide by total number of instances in the given data set. The mean would be significantly affected if one of the numbers in a data set is an outlier. The mean is a good measure of central tendency to use when a data set doesn't have any outliers, often referenced with

*standard deviation estimation*.

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*of a data set illustrates the middle value when the set is ordered in ascending or descending. The median is an average of two middle values if a data set contains even number of values. The median is a good measure of central tendency to use when a set of data has an outlier*

**median**The

*of a data set illustrates which value occurs very often. In other words the highest repetition of a same number in a data set is considered to be mode for a data set. The data set doesn't have the mode when each number in a data set occurs in the same number of time*

**mode**The collection of tools employs the study of methods and procedures used for gathering, organizing, and analyzing data to understand theory of probability and statistics. The set of ideas which is intended to offer the way for making scientific implication from such resulting summarized data. In statistical data analysis, for many applications it is necessary to calculate the Measure of Central Tendency for the data set. With this online Mean, Median and Mode calculator you can easily make your calculation for any set of observations