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### Difference Between Altitude and Median

// Mar 26th, 2013
Altitude vs Median   Altitude and median are two heights used when discussing the geometry of a triangle. Altitudes of a Triangle Altitude of a triangle is a line segment perpendicular to a side and passing through the vertex opposing the side. Since a triangle has 3 sides, they each have a unique altitude per...

### Difference Between Mean, Median and Mode

// Mar 25th, 2013
Mean vs Median vs Mode   Mean, median, and mode are the primary measures of central tendency used in descriptive statistics. They are completely different from each other and cases in which they are used to summarize the data are also different. Mean The arithmetic mean is the sum of the data values divided by...

### Difference Between Median and Average (Mean)

// Mar 23rd, 2013
Median vs Average (Mean)   Median and mean are measures of central tendency in descriptive statistics. Often Arithmetic mean is considered as the average of a set of observations. Therefore, here mean is considered as the average. However, average is not the arithmetic mean at all the times. Average The arithmetic...

### Difference Between Central Tendency and Dispersion

// Oct 9th, 2011
Central Tendency vs Dispersion   In descriptive and inferential statistics, several indices are used to describe a data set corresponding to its central tendency, dispersion, and skewness: the three most important properties that determine the relative shape of the distribution of a data set. What is central...

### Difference Between Standard Deviation and Mean

// Sep 23rd, 2011
Standard Deviation vs Mean In descriptive and inferential statistics, several indices are used to describe a data set corresponding to its central tendency, dispersion and skewness. In statistical inference, these are commonly known as estimators since they estimate the population parameter values. Central tendency...

### Difference Between Mean and Median

// Jan 2nd, 2011
Mean vs Median The mean and median are measures of a collection of data related to any single source information. We use mean and median to check the location of the data because they give an indication of a central value around which a set of values tends to cluster. Mean is the sum of total values in a data...