# Medidas de Tendencia no Central

## English translation: measures of non-central tendency

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 Spanish term or phrase: Medidas de Tendencia no Central English translation: measures of non-central tendency

 04:14 Dec 16, 2010
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 Spanish term or phrase: Medidas de Tendencia no Central I know it concerns deciles, quartiles and percentiles but I haven't found the appropriate term for it. I found measures of central tendency (Medidas de Tendencia Central) but nothing for this.
 measures of non-central tendency Explanation:Measures of non-central tendency. 1. First quartile (Q1) or 25th percentile: Its position is n+1. 4 . 2. Third quartile (Q3) or 75th percentile: Its ... www.stat.ucla.edu/~nchristo/statistics12/stat12_descriptive... Measures of Non-Central Tendency. Particularly when dealing with large data sets, quantiles can be used to describe the location of key data points in an ordered array. The more commonly used quantiles are: quartiles, deciles, and percentiles. Visualize a large data set organized as an ordered array (from smallest to largest values). Quartiles would break down the ordered array into four equal quarters, deciles into ten equal parts, and percentiles into a hundred equal parts, identifying a corresponding data point value. For example, the thirteenth percentile would be a value depicting that thirteen percent of the data points in the ordered array would have smaller values. http://mgmt.calumet.purdue.edu/furdek/m225/tutor/Notes/descr...
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Claudia Reynaud
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Local time: 10:13
 This is what I had in mid but I couldn't find any Google entries for it and I didn't want to just write anything without making sure. This is great, thanks a bunch!4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

4 +1measures of non-central tendency
 Claudia Reynaud

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measures of non-central tendency

Explanation:
Measures of non-central tendency. 1. First quartile (Q1) or 25th percentile: Its position is n+1. 4 . 2. Third quartile (Q3) or 75th percentile: Its ...
www.stat.ucla.edu/~nchristo/statistics12/stat12_descriptive...

Measures of Non-Central Tendency. Particularly when dealing with large data sets, quantiles can be used to describe the location of key data points in an ordered array. The more commonly used quantiles are: quartiles, deciles, and percentiles. Visualize a large data set organized as an ordered array (from smallest to largest values). Quartiles would break down the ordered array into four equal quarters, deciles into ten equal parts, and percentiles into a hundred equal parts, identifying a corresponding data point value. For example, the thirteenth percentile would be a value depicting that thirteen percent of the data points in the ordered array would have smaller values.
http://mgmt.calumet.purdue.edu/furdek/m225/tutor/Notes/descr...

Reference: http://mgmt.calumet.purdue.edu/furdek/m225/tutor/Notes/descr...
Reference: http://www.stat.ucla.edu/~nchristo/statistics12/stat12_descr...
 Claudia ReynaudUnited StatesLocal time: 10:13Works in fieldNative speaker of: English, SpanishPRO pts in category: 4
 This is what I had in mid but I couldn't find any Google entries for it and I didn't want to just write anything without making sure. This is great, thanks a bunch!

agree  Filippe Vasconcellos de Freitas Guimarães: Or "non-central location"
 4 hrs
-> ¡Gracias!

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