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English translation: measures of central tendency and dispersion

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Dutch term or phrase:centrum- en spreidingsmaten
English translation:measures of central tendency and dispersion
Entered by: Titia D
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10:54 Dec 17, 2010
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Mathematics & Statistics
Dutch term or phrase: centrum- en spreidingsmaten
De kandidaat kan data samenvatten met geschikte centrum- en spreidingsmaten
Titia D
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:26
measures of central tendency and dispersion
Explanation:
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Note added at 21 mins (2010-12-17 11:15:46 GMT)
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Roughly: Measures of central tendency describe where the midpoint (of data) is, while dispersion measures describe the variability around the midpoint.

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Note added at 26 mins (2010-12-17 11:20:40 GMT)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_tendency
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dispersion_(statistics)
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Christoph Verplancke
Belgium
Local time: 07:26
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4 +2measures of central tendency and dispersion
Christoph Verplancke


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
measures of central tendency and dispersion


Explanation:
...

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Note added at 21 mins (2010-12-17 11:15:46 GMT)
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Roughly: Measures of central tendency describe where the midpoint (of data) is, while dispersion measures describe the variability around the midpoint.

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Note added at 26 mins (2010-12-17 11:20:40 GMT)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_tendency
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dispersion_(statistics)

Christoph Verplancke
Belgium
Local time: 07:26
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Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks for your help

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jack den Haan
43 mins
  -> Thank you Jack.

agree  Kitty Brussaard: Also known as 'measures of location' and 'measures of variation/spread' respectively
4 hrs
  -> Thanks Kitty.
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