**MISSION 306**

# The Weighted Mean and the Median

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

#### Objectives

#### 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