# RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

## METHODS OF DATA ANALYSIS

### MEASURES OF CENTRAL TENDENCY

 Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the commonly used measure of central tendency?
 A Mode B Median C Mean D None of the above
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -Mean is the most commonly used measure of central tendency. There are different types of mean, viz. arithmetic mean, weighted mean, geometric mean (GM) and harmonic mean (HM).

Detailed explanation-2: -Of AM, median and mode, the most commonly used measure of central tendency is AM because it includes all the observations in a given data.

Detailed explanation-3: -In Statistics, there are three Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Median and Mode.

Detailed explanation-4: -Mean, median, mode and range calculate the averages of data sets using different methods. Mean is the average of all of the numbers. Median is the middle number, when in order. Mode is the most common number. Range is the largest number minus the smallest number.

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