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Video Mean, median and mode

TLF ID M012414

This resource is a video demonstration, with audio commentary, about calculating the mean, median and mode of a data set. The meaning of each of the terms - mean, median and mode - is explained and the difference between them is clarified. The resource explains the process and demonstrates a handwritten method for calculating each measure of central tendency.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This digital resource clearly explains how each of the mean, median and mode of a data set is calculated. The demonstration and commentary should be easily understood by students in the lower years of secondary school.
  • This resource is useful for the Australian Curriculum mathematics content description and the element of the achievement standard in year 7 about calculating the mean, median and mode for a given data set.
  • This resource could be used to introduce the three measures of central tendency or for consolidating the students' understanding of each of the terms.
Year level

7

Topics Mean Mode Median
Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Khan Academy
  • Organization: Khan Academy
  • URL: http://www.khanacademy.org/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Khan Academy
  • Organization: Khan Academy
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.khanacademy.org/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Video
  • Text
Rights
  • © Khan Academy, 2012, except where indicated otherwise. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC-BY-NC-SA) 3.0 United States licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/. All Khan Academy content is available for free at www.khanacademy.org