Consider the following data:

2, 2, 2, 5, 5, 9, 9, 10, 10

Find whether mode and median of the data are same or different.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 11th Nov, 2013, 03:37: AM

Expert Answer:

2, 2, 2, 5, 5, 9, 9, 10, 10

The given data is in ascending order.

Mode is the observation that appears most often.

Thus, from the above data, Mode = 2 (appears thrice)

Median is the middle most value.

Thus, Median = 5th observation = 5

Thus, mode and median are different.

Answered by  | 11th Nov, 2013, 05:37: AM