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Measures of Central Tendency & Outliers


Measures of Central Tendency & Outliers

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Share with your students why the presence of an outlier affects which measure of central tendency to report.  Feel free to modify the presentation to fit the needs of your students.  Included at the end are additional online resources to further engage your students in their learning about the mean, median, and mode.  The presentation is covered by a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License.
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: MS PowerPoint 2007 (PPTX)
Date Added to MERLOT: June 11, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 21, 2013
Submitter: Robert Kelley
Keywords: Median, Measures of Central Tendency, Statistics, Mode, Mean, Outlier



Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements:
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 United States


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Avatar for Peggy Hohensee
3 years ago

Peggy Hohensee (Administrator)

The information conved was accurate and concise.  The example was excellent.

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The presentation had a few flaws and was rather dull.

Time spent reviewing site: 5 minutes