# Criminal Justice Statistics WORKSHEET FOR PROBLEM SET #4 Based on the f

Criminal Justice Statistics

WORKSHEET FOR PROBLEM SET #4

Based on the frequency table for the variable parnt2, derive the following with just the output:

 Mean Median Modal

Now, for each of these points, write a sentence interpreting the value you receive in a way that a layperson would understand.

 Mean Median Modal

Of these three measures of central tendency, which do you think is most appropriate for describing this distribution, and why? Be sure to consider whether skewness or outliers are a problem in your decision.

Pick 1 measure of central tendency for each variable. Explain why you prefer this measure for this variable. Then write a sentence interpreting the measure.

 v77 Measure of central tendency Why you prefer the measure Interpretation

 v79 Measure of central tendency Why you prefer the measure Interpretation

 certain Measure of central tendency Why you prefer the measure Interpretation

 Gender Measure of central tendency Why you prefer the measure Interpretation

Determine the most appropriate measure of central tendency for the variable Delinquency and calculate that measure.

 Measure Calculation