1. Calculate the mean, median, and mode of the measurements taken: Be sure to express each value of central tendency in units.Monday = 10 minutes ,Tuesday = 15 minutes ,Wednesday = 20 minutes Thursday = 25 minutes,Friday = 25 minutes.
  2. Discuss whether the values are higher or lower than you would have expected.
  3. State which measure of central tendency you think most accurately describes the variable that you measured. Provide a thorough explanation.
  4. Conduct a scholarly search on the internet to find reported health statistics on the variable that you are measuring. For example, if you are measuring your total daily caloric intake, American Dietetic Association. Identify the source.

Michelson, S. & Schofield, T. (2002). Chapter 1: Description. Measures of Central Tendency (pages 9-17). In: The Biostatistics Cookbook: The Most User-Friendly Guide for the Bio/Medical Scientist. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Available in Ebrary, accessed via Trident’s online library.

Norman, G., and Streiner, D. (2008). Chapter The Second: Looking at the Data: A first look at Graphing (pages 7-18). In: Biostatistics The Bare Essentials. 3rd Edition. BC Decker Inc. PMPH USA, Ltd. Shelton, CT. eISBN: 9781607950585 pISBN: 9781550093476. Available in Ebrary, accessed via Trident’s online library.

Norman, G., and Streiner, D. (2008). Chapter The Fourth: The Normal Distribution (pages 31-36). In: Biostatistics The Bare Essentials. 3rd Edition. BC Decker Inc. PMPH USA, Ltd. Shelton, CT. eISBN: 9781607950585 pISBN: 9781550093476. Available in Ebrary, accessed via Trident’s online library.

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