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something, as a type, number, quantity, or degree, that represents a midpoint between extremes on a scale of valuation

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a statistic describing the location of a distribution

(sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual

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amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

achieve or reach on average

approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value

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lacking special distinction, rank, or status

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lacking exceptional quality or ability

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around the middle of a scale of evaluation

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relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution

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relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)

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Finally, we examine whether changes in the width of the central tendency are helpful in understanding changes in market-implied uncertainty after an FOMC meeting.
To see how central tendency might be used for interpreting a single test, consider a 50-item final examination called Test x for which the mean, median, and mode turned out to be 24.
Statistical hypothesis: the null hypothesis is that the central tendency of EB ss is the same for students who have repeated and for those who have not repeated school grades [H0: E(rep) = E(no rep)]; the alternative hypothesis is that the central tendency of the scores is different [H1: E(rep) 4 E(no rep)]According to the Mann-Whitney test it was not possible to reject the null hypothesis, nor for the total test (U = 87855, Z = 1.
Central tendency, a measure of anxiety-like behavior, as shown by the ratio of the time and distance in the central area was decreased in all mice exposed to CA/CPR ( P < 0.
As this example clearly shows, there are times where the arithmetic average may not be the best measurement of central tendency to describe the data.
min] W Boys 1000 m 4,25 4,58 0,33 Urban Boys 4,31 5,05 0,34 Rural Boys 4,25 4,58 0,36 n, number of boys subjects; X, the central tendency of values; S, the standard deviation, represents the dispersion indicator, of the scattering level of the values; Cv%, the variability coefficient, the degree of homogeneity of the results from the research sample; M, median the position that divides in two equal parts the string of data; [X.
How much [+ or -] bias is associated with the central tendency of the [+ or -] random measurement error probability space?
Specifically, our projections for growth in real GDP prepared for the meeting had a central tendency of 1.
That central tendency itself moves around, slowly tending toward the long-run historical mean of inflation in the United States.
Only late in the book does Winkler approach cross-sectional analysis, beginning with a chapter on the interpretation of frequency distributions, central tendency, and dispersion.
In mathematics, an average, or central tendency of a data set is a measure of the "middle" value of the data set.
Her family was filled with creative people who express their creativity in different career paths and whose central tendency is to create.
Standard CPI is the traditional measure for inflation, but a few extreme outliers (such as the price of fuel) can throw off the average; thus the median is a more robust statistic to estimate the central tendency in the data.
Descriptive statistics such as frequency distributions and measures of central tendency were used to identify patterns in the data relating to rubric usage and corresponding assessment outcomes (Johnson & Christensen 2004).
The full minutes from the meeting can be found on the Fed's website and the updated quarterly forecasts are listed below: Federal Reserve economic projections: Real GDP Central tendency 2009 Est.
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