MISSION 306

The Weighted Mean and the Median

Learn about the weighted mean and the median as alternatives to the mean.

Objectives

  • Understand what the weighted mean is.
  • Learn how and when to use the weighted mean.
  • Understand what the median is.
  • Learn how and when to use the median.

Mission Outline

1. Introduction
2. Different Weights
3. The Weighted Mean
4. The Median for Open-ended Distributions
5. Distributions with Even Number of Values
6. The Median as a Resistant Statistic
7. The Median for Ordinal Scales
8. Sensitivity to Changes
9. Next steps
10. Takeaways

statistics-intermediate

Course Info:

Intermediate

The median completion time for this course is 7.4 hours. View Details

This course requires a basic subscription. It includes five missions, and one guided project. It is the 16th course in the Data Analyst in Python and Data Scientist in Python path.

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