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Two Measures of Center

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Which of the following is an accurate statement regarding mean and median?

A

The mean is the midpoint of a distribution, while the median is the numerical average.

B

In symmetric distributions, the mean and the median tend to be far apart.

C

Highly skewed distributions, such as home prices, should report the mean instead of the median.

D

In a left-skewed distribution, the median is further out on the left side of the tail than the mean.

E

The median is resistant to extreme values, but the mean is not.