How to calculate mode?, Basic Statistics

Mode

Mode, M is the value that has the largest number of occurrence or frequency in a data set, for instance, given the following data:

 11 15 16 12 15 19 17 15

we can see that number 15 occurred the most (three times) than the rest. Thus the mode is 15.

 · When two values occur with the same largest frequency, now here each one is a mode and the data set is bimodal.

 · When more than two values occur with the same greatest frequency, now hear each is a mode and the data set is said to be multimodal.

 · When no value is repeated, we can say that there is no mode.

Example

Find the modes of the data sets given below.

a. 5.40 1.10 0.42 0.73 0.48 1.10

b. 27 27 27 55 55 55 88 88 99

c. 1 2 3 6 7 8 9 10

Solution is as follows

a.1.10

b. 27 and 55 ( two modes - bimodal)

c. no mode

Posted Date: 7/19/2012 8:55:13 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- How to calculate mode?, Assignment Help, Ask Question on How to calculate mode?, Get Answer, Expert's Help, How to calculate mode? Discussions

Write discussion on How to calculate mode?
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Ritu acquired a mine on lease from Richa for a period of 8 years at a royalty of ` 60 per tonne of coal produced subject to minimum rent of ` 1,00,000 for the first year, increasin

The data in the table below are the results of a random sample of recent home sales in your neighborhood that your boss has asked you to use to estimate the relationship between th

Bob Smith recently completed his MBA and accepted a job with a computer company. To ensure that his retirement is comfortable, he intends to invest $3,000 of his salary into a tax

1. Generate a large dataset ( at least 1000 observations) µ with a known mean, µ between 20 and 40 and variance s = 9 using rnorm(). identify it as D. Use the functions mean() and

Significant factors of financial accounting In financial accounting, The IASB and FASB considered that reconsidering all the ideas would not be a practical use of their underst

Find the number of different ways in which the 9 letters of the word GREENGAGE can be arranged if exactly two Gs are next to each other?


meaning and definition of operations rsearch

Stock at hand 1000 unit at #0.80 each, received 2000 units at #1.10 each,

1. Consider a room 3 m x 3m x 3m with one façade made of glazing with diffuse transmittance 0.6 and reflectance 0.2. The interior surfaces have a reflectance of 0.5. Consider incid