## Measures of Central Location

This section elaborates on mean, median, and mode at the population level and sample level. This section also contains many interesting examples of range, variance, and standard deviation. Complete the exercises and check your answers.

### Measures of Central Location

#### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

- To learn the concept of the "center" of a data set.
- To learn the meaning of each of three measures of the center of a data set - the mean, the median, and the mode - and how to compute each one.

This text was adapted by Saylor Academy under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License without attribution as requested by the work's original creator or licensor.