# Measures of Central Tendency

## Try this!

Complete this Self Check on measures of central tendency. For the following questions, find the required measure of central tendency. Use your notes and information from this lesson if you need help. Show all of your work on a seperate piece of paper.

During a volleyball game, Stephen blocked 7 hits, John blocked 9 hits, Lucus blocked 3 hits and Joe blocked 5 hits.
What is the mean number of hits blocked during the game?
Hint: The mean is the sum of a set of value divided by the number of values.

At a basketball practice, Jeremy passed the ball 10 times, Laura passed the ball 11 times, Dave passed the ball 16 times, and Austin passed the ball 12 times.
What is the medium number of passes made at the basketbal practice?
Hint: The median is the middle number of a set of values arranged in order from lowest to highest.

At a basketball game, Mac substituted in 10 times, Jody substituted in 5 times, Paul substituted in 5 times, Ray substituted in 5 times, and Steve substituted in 10 times.
What is the mode for the number of substitutions at the game?
Hint: The mode is the number that occurs most often in a set of values.