why do we use median instead of mode

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Pure Applesauce

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why do we use median instead of mode

Postby Pure Applesauce » Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:40 pm

Or mean. When talking about scores for law school admissions (even at top universities)?

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Re: why do we use median instead of mode

Postby content-creator » Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:43 am

Pure Applesauce wrote:Or mean. When talking about scores for law school admissions (even at top universities)?

Are you stupid, those are synonyms

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Re: why do we use median instead of mode

Postby Thesaurus » Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:54 am

content-creator wrote:
Pure Applesauce wrote:Or mean. When talking about scores for law school admissions (even at top universities)?

Are you stupid, those are synonyms

What? No they’re not. Mean, median, and mode all mean something different.

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Re: why do we use median instead of mode

Postby snowball2 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:42 am

Median eliminates outliers. It provides a more meaningful data point.

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Re: why do we use median instead of mode

Postby Hand » Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:10 am

snowball2 wrote:Median eliminates outliers. It provides a more meaningful data point.

thanks, this is very helpful!!!!



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