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.
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Learning area
  • Mathematics

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  • Video
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