For these situations, state which measure of central tendency—mean, median, or mode—should be used.
a. The most typical case is desired. Mode
b. The distribution is open-ended. Median
c. There is an extreme value in the data set. Median
d. The data are categorical. Mode
e. Further statistical computations will be needed. Mean
f. The values are to be divided into two approximately equal groups, one group containing the larger values and one containing the smaller values. Median