Is the mean and median similar?

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The Mean is the average of a given set of values. The Median is the value that has

the same number of smaller values than the number of higher values, it is in the

middle of them. In a symmetrical distribution the Mean is equal to the Median. In an

asymmetrical distribution they have different value.

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Are median and mean always similar?

No, not always. Median is the number that's in the middle of a group of numerical data. Mean is just the average of a set of numbers, which isn't always in the middle.

What is similar for the Median and Mode in math?

Median and mode are in mathematics.

How do mean deviation from median?

The mean deviation from the median is equal to the mean minus the median.

What is the median of 65 and 90?

The median of 65 and 90 is the same as their mean: 77.5The median of 65 and 90 is the same as their mean: 77.5The median of 65 and 90 is the same as their mean: 77.5The median of 65 and 90 is the same as their mean: 77.5

Who discovered the mean median and mode?

who discovered mean median and mode

Mean median and?

Mean, Median and Mode. They are three kinds of averages.

In any data set are the median and mean usually very similar in value?

yes they are if you have 0 and 10 the mean is 5 and so is the median. The mean and the median can in fact be the same value. But basically to answer your question, One possible way is that if the values are ascending by 1 in the data set, then the number of values left to the median should be the same as the number of values right to the median. e.g. 6+7+8+9+10 6,7 = 2 terms 9,10 = 2 terms median =8 mode = 8

Can the median and mean be different?

Yes they can. That is why we have them. We would not need both if they always gave the same value. A mean is the total of numbers divided by the amount of numbers. A median is the middle value in the list when it is in numerical order. Usually they are similar, but not always the same. If there is an extreme number, much different than all the others, then the mean and median will be very different. Take 1, 3, 4, 7, 900. 4 is the Median. 183 is the mean. 183 is not very representative of the set, which is why a median actually works better here.

What is the definition of mean and median in math?

Mean is the average, and median is the middle number.

Can ypu find the mean and median with data from a histogram?

You can estimate the median and the mean.

How does the outlier affect the mean and median?

The mean is better than the median when there are outliers.

What can the difference between mean and median values infer. If the mean is 8 655.7 and the median -8 653.0?

First, I will give an example, similar to your question: -11000 -9000 +44000 mean = 8,000 and median = -9000. Symmetrical distributions after infinite sampling will show no difference in mean and median. Large differences are possible with small sample sizes even with symmetrical distributions. If the sample is large and the difference is large, this infers that the distribution is asymmetrical. The skewness of the distribution can be calculated.