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Which measure of central tendency would be the most appropriate for this set of data?

(3, 8, 1, 6, 3, 4, 11, 3, 4, 3, 5)

  1. mode
  2. variance
  3. mean
  4. median
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Step 1

Given data
(3, 8, 1, 6, 3, 4, 11, 3, 4, 3, 5)
Measure of central tendency is given by mean, median and mode
Mean is given by

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3816 + 3 4 113 43 + 5 ΣΧ 4.636 теап — 11 п

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Step 2

Median is given by
Arrange the data in increasing order
1,3,3,3,3,4,4,5,6,8,11
Total 11 data are there so median will be

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(п + 1) 11 1 th 2 th observation 2 6th observation Median 4

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Step 3

Mode is the most frequent observation
3 has the highest frequency
So, mode = 3
Here Median is the best measure of central ten...

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