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Mode, median and mean

Mode, median and mean are three different types of average. Let's work out the mode, median and mean of this set of numbers:

7 9 11 6 13 6 6 3 11

Mode

The mode is the value that appears the most.

To work out the mode:

  1. Put the numbers in order:
    3 6 6 6 7 9 11 11 13

  2. Look for the number that appears the most.
    6 appears more than any other number.
    So the mode value is 6.

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