Disadvantages of mode - measure of central tendency , Operation Research

Disadvantages of Mode

a.It is  ill defined.

b.It is  indefinite  and it is  some cases impossible  to find a definite  value.

c.It is not based on all observation. So  it may not be  a good representative.

d.It is not  capable  of further algebraic treatment.

e.Sometimes  there can be more than  one mode  and sometimes there is no mode in the data.

f.As compared to mean it is affected to greater extent by fluctuations of  sampling.

g.It is  necessary  to arrange  the data in  ascending or  descending  order of magnitude.

 

 

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