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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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(1.) The arithmetic mean is a measure of central tendency produced by dividing the sum of the prices of all items by the total number of items.
In order to answer the second task, a student would have to know how to compute (at least) the mean and median, compare the varying results, and then justify his or her choice of the more appropriate measure of central tendency.
Whichever method is used, the value that is being predicted is called a measure of central tendency.
In addition, several microarray data analysis tools use the mean, median, or other measure of central tendency of acquired data.
I believe the appropriate measure of central tendency for an ordinal scale is the median.