Central tendency

Central tendency,

Definition of Central tendency:

  1. Statistics: An average value of any distribution of data that best represents the middle. Also called centrality.

  2. The tendency for the values of a random variable to cluster round its mean, mode, or median.

How to use Central tendency in a sentence?

  1. The arithmetic mean is useful, but it is not sufficient to describe a population because of the range of values from the central tendency.
  2. When trying to find the most likely out come of an event you should use its central tendency to guide your way.
  3. Most men have a CENTRAL TENDENCY to remain at home with their parents while extending their education where as women venture out.
  4. Accountants and statisticians use the concept of central tendency to find out on average how well their companies are doing.

Meaning of Central tendency & Central tendency Definition