When research has been conducted using quantitative methods, the researcher will then have a set of raw data scores. There are 2 types of measures that can be taken; central tendency and dispersion.
Measures of central tendency:
- More sensitive than the median as it uses all the values
- Can be misrepresentative if there is an extreme value
- Not affected by extreme scores, can give a representative value
- It is less sensitive than the mean as it does not…