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See also: Measures of Variation  
Measures of LocationWhen describing data with a few parameters, one can specify characteristic properties of the data distribution. Let us, for example, study a data set obtained from the measurement of the body weight of newly born babies:
We could observe that
In general, there are several measures of location (measures of central tendency), among them are


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