One of the most important objectives of Statistical analysis is to get one single value that describes the characteristic of the entire value for data.

**Measures of central tendency**

**Introduction:**

One of the most important
objectives of Statistical analysis is to get one single value that describes
the characteristic of the entire value for data. Such a value represent the
measure of central tendency for the complete data. The word average is very
commonly used in day-to-day conversation. For example, we often talk of average
boy in a class, average height or average life of an Indian, average income,
etc. Sir Ronald Fisher who is known to be a father of statistics and he made
his pioneering contributions in the applications of statistics in various
disciplines.

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