# central tendency

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## central tendency

n
(Statistics) statistics the tendency of the values of a random variable to cluster around the mean, median, and mode
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It covers basic concepts like terms, the history of assessment, its purpose and use, the assessment process, and ethical, legal, and professional issues and assessment standards; statistics and measurement considerations, including scales of measurement, reliability, validity, correlation, test development, measures of central tendency and variability, and raw score transformation; common assessment tasks used at the beginning of the counseling relationship to gauge mental health and substance abuse symptoms; types of assessment, including career development, interests and values, interpersonal relationships, and personality; and communicating findings and developing a research report.
6) Using individual participants' projections for the one-year-ahead federal funds rates, we compute the width of the central tendency as the difference between the maximum and minimum projections after dropping the top and bottom three observations.
However, we will also be presenting three estimates of the central tendency of the scores on a test (the mean, median, and mode) and four statistics that helped us understand the dispersion of the scores (high, low, range, and standard deviation).
The author defines collapsing of the sacred and the profane as a central tendency of African aesthetics, transformed and rearticulated here in the Americas.
And there was much higher central tendency in C3H/HeJ group than C3H/HeN group during open field test (P < 0.
Using the mean value of our feature of interest, we represent the central tendency of the groups (see Your Stats Refresher, AMWA Journal 2015;30(1): 31-33).
describe and account for central tendency and variation in the intakes of vitamin E from natural sources;
5% midpoint of the central tendency of estimates submitted by Fed officials at their March meeting, the last time they issued updated forecasts.
The most common of these descriptive statistics are the measures of central tendency.
The central tendency of FOMC forecasts for the unemployment rate at the end of 2014 declined from 6.
The statistical processing was based on calculating the following indicators [Dragnea, 1984]:arithmetic mean (X is the central tendency of values), median (M, the position that divides in two equal parts the string of data), the superior limit ([X.
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