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The following table shows the ages of the patients admitted in a hospital during a year:
Find the mode and the mean of the data given above. Compare and interpret the two measures of central tendency.

Answer :

As per the question:

Modal class = 35 -45


l = 35


h = 10


f1 = 23


f0 = 21


f2 = 14



=



= 36.8


The above given data can be represented in the form of table as below:





= 35.37


The mode of the data shows that maximum number of patients in the age group of 36.8, whereas the average age of all the patients is 35.37.

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