Some of the important definitions are given below:

**Definition
of Measures of Central Tendency**

Various statisticians have defined the word average differently.
Some of the important definitions are given below:

“Average is an attempt to find one single figure to describe
whole of figure”

*– Clark and Sekkade*

“Average is a value which
is typical or representative of a set of data”

*– Murray R. Speigal.*

“The average is sometimes
described as number which is typical of the whole group”

*– Leabo.*

It is clear from the above definitions that average is a typical
value of the entire data and is a measures of central tendency.

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