Formulas: Mean(), Median(), and Mode()

Category: Math

Provides the average (or mean) of a list of numbers

Another way to say it...

Hey Coda, will you calculate the average from this list of numbers? Pulls the median value from a list of numbers or times

Or, as one might say...

Hey Coda, from lowest to highest, which one is in the middle? Pulls the most frequently occurring value from a list

Said differently...

Hey Coda, which value from this list occurs most frequently?

All three formulas share the same, single parameter:

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`Value`

`Average(Value)`

`A list, usually of numbers.`

Average (mean), median, and mode...did anyone else learn terrible songs to memorize these terms with while in school? These mathematical functions help you understand large pools of data, and they’re great for statistics. So how can they help you in Coda? One common use for these is in dashboards. Dashboards—nifty pages where a summary of data is made simple and visually attractive.

Let’s use Average(), Median() and Mode() with an existing dataset to create our own, simplified dashboard.

## Dashboard

`You are an HR worker who wants on an easily accessible page where, as people are employed, they can keep track of the average salaries and number of individuals per job. `

Use the select below to see how the average and medians salaries change!