The Mode

Learn about the mode and the location of the mean, median, and mode in skewed and symmetrical distributions.


  • Learn what the mode is.
  • Learn how and when to use the mode.
  • Learn how summary metrics are located in skewed an symmetrical distributions.

Mission Outline

1. Introduction
2. The Mode for Ordinal Variables
3. The Mode for Nominal Variables
4. The Mode for Discrete Variables
5. Special Cases
6. Skewed Distributions
7. Symmetrical Distributions
8. Next steps
9. Takeaways

Course Info:

Statistics Intermediate: Averages and Variability


The average completion time for this course is 10-hours.

This course requires a basic subscription. It includes one free mission, four paid 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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