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# Definition of Measures of Central Tendency

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”

“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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