Use statistics appropriate to the shape of the data distribution to compare center (median, mean) and spread (interquartile range, standard deviation) of two or more different data sets.

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• How Do You Find the Mean of a Data Set?

Mean is just another name for average. To find the mean of a data set, add all the values together and divide by the number of values in the set. The result is your mean! To see an example of finding the mean, watch this tutorial!

• How Do You Find the Median of a Data Set?

The median of a data set is the number that is the middle value of the set. It's easy to find the median if you first put the numbers in order from least to greatest. In this tutorial, see how to find the median of a data set, and see what to do if there are two middle values!

• What is the Median of a Data Set?

The median is one of many measures of central tendency. Check out this tutorial to learn what the median is and how you can find it!

• What is the Mean of a Data Set?

When you think of the mean of a data set, think of the word average. 'Mean' and 'average' are the same thing when you're talking about a set of data! This tutorial introduces you to mean and shows you how to find it!

• What is the Interquartile Range?

Being able to disect a set of data and better understand it is a key part of mastering statistics. This tutorial teaches you about one of these disection tools called the interquartile range.

• How Do You Find the Standard Deviation of a Data Set?

Organization is a key part of finding the standard deviation of a data set. This tutorial takes you through the entire process one step at a time!