Resources for teaching statistics: Teacher Preparation

2.11, 3.12 The median outclasses the mean

A blog by Dr Nic from the Statistics Learning Centre that discusses how the “average” is calcuated.  The mean has often been used to calculate the average because it is easier, but these days, taking into account the technology we have available to us, the median proves to be a better measure of centre.

The median outclasses the mean

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