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Merits and Demerits of Arithemetic Mean

Merits and Demerits of Arithemetic Mean

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MERITS AND DEMERITS OF ARITHEMETIC MEANMERITS AND DEMERITS OF ARITHEMETIC MEAN
 
ARITHEMETIC MEAN RIGIDLY DEFINED BYALGEBRIC FORMULA
It is easy to calculate and simple to understand
IT BASED ON ALL OBSERVATIONS AND IT CAN BEREGARDED AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE GIVENDATA
It is capable of being treated mathematically and hence it iswidely used in statistical analysis.
Arithmetic mean can be computed even if the detaileddistribution is not known but some of the observation andnumber of the observation are known.
It is least affected by the fluctuation of sampling
 
 
DEMERITS OF ARITHMETIC MEANDEMERITS OF ARITHMETIC MEAN
It can neither be determined by inspection or bygraphical location
Arithmetic mean cannot be computed for qualitative data like data on intelligence honestyand smoking habit etc
It is too much affected by extreme observationsand hence it is not adequately represent dataconsisting of some extreme point
Arithmetic mean cannot be computed when classintervals have open ends
 
 
MERITS OF MEDIANMERITS OF MEDIAN
It is easy understand and to easy to calculate
It can easy to find out by inspection
Median can be determined even when classintervals have open ends
It is not much affected by extreme observationsand also interdependent of range or dispersion of the data
Median can also be located graphically
It is only suitable average when the data arequalitative & it is possible to rank various itemsaccording to qualitative charecteristics

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