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# When do use the mode instead of the mean?

Updated: 12/21/2022

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They are two completely different mathematical terms. The mode of a set of numbers is the number that appears most in the set. The mean is the average of the numbers in the number set. Add all numbers together and then divide by however many numbers are in the set.

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