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cherry_pie
The following test scores were recorded for a student: 90, 82, 78, 78, 90, 92. Find the mean, median, and mode.
She is asking this question, without understanding the concept. Please nobody give her the answer.
Fool, lets not pass judgement in that manner please
look i'm trying what is your problem?
i got mean-85 median-78 mode-92
@amistre64: Check her recent questions. I was trying to help her when someone else drop in the answer and she left.
you weren't helping you were being annoying at least they showed me how they got the answer
@cherry_pie you have done well with the first two. What's mode?
im well aware of that, but that does not excuse your conduct. There are simply nicer ways to present it. imo
mode is that number which repeats highest number of times in the series
this is really annoying if i got the answer wrong can you show me how you got the right answer
Why don't you enlighten me @amistre64?
@cherry_pie which test score appears the most no. of times?
"Please nobody give her the answer." Regardless of what you meant by this, it comes across as harsh; and with your title of moderator, it leads to a sense of a demand rather than advice to me.
@Cherry_pie first thing that you have to do is to arrange the series in ascending order
78 appears twice and 90 also appears twice
@cherry_pie what do you think is the mode?
oh i just noticed that lol
90, 82, 78, 78, 90, 92 in ascending order it can be written as 78, 78, 82, 90, 90, 92
Regarding my earlier comment: Here: http://openstudy.com/users/cherry_pie#/updates/4fa00de4e4b029e9dc310b84 The user claim to be have understanding of mode, "mode-is the one that appear more often" but still she was having trouble in understanding the meaning. I was trying to help her but suddenly the user @sheg dropped in the answer and she left. I don't know about anybody else but it's tad annoying. Hence, I said "Please nobody give her the answer". Hope this clarifies everything!
median is 86 mode (78+90)/2=84 mean=(78+78+82+90+90+92)/6
trusted, your mode is wrong
Although, it wasn't something meant to be interpreted in a harsh way but the above behavior demonstrated by sheg is a violation of our CoC: This is direct violation of code of conduct "Don't just provide the answer to a problem when someone else is in the middle of helping!"
So, all I wanted is to make sure this doesn't happen again.
Fool, itll be ok :) and im pretty sure it will happen again :P
Trusted, do you want to throw accusations with no proof about? or do you want to back up your answer?
mi bad....82+90/2=86...
that good for the median yes; what about the mode?
mode is 78+90/2...78 n 90 appear twice.....168/2=84
mode is not an average of modes ... http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=mode&a=*C.mode-_*MathWorld-
if 2 or more amounts are used the same number of times; the mode is defined as the set of them, and not the average of them
http://www.purplemath.com/modules/meanmode.htm its the set of the numbers used the same number of times ... mode = 78,90
Next time I am going to wear my moderators cap ;)
@foolformath in that question i never typed the answer i just told what is the meaning of mean, median and mode you can see
unless of course all the numbers are used once, then its simply no mode ... which seems confusing to me
am i still a "liar" :)
m not here to fight i have got certain good friends here so m in no mood to spoil it so @foolformath i m no mood to lose some good friends over this small issue so i will do one thing if u feel i was wrong its ok and i accept it m sorry for it right now are you happy
@sheg: From your answer: "we are having 7 terms so median is the4th term i.e., 84" "Mode is that term which repeats highest number of times and in this series it is 86" I am sure that you are aware of the fact that your answer doesn't help OP to understand the concept as that entails this question and her next question : http://openstudy.com/users/cherry_pie#/updates/4fa01274e4b029e9dc3111b9 :)
@amistre64 i need your help
im sure you do, but im not very good at mindreading yet; its all i can do to do correctly interpret the written word lately :)