# Statistics

One item on a questionnaire asks, "How many siblings (brothers and sisters) did you have when you were a child?" A researcher computes the mean, the median, and the mode for a set of n = 50 responses to this question. Which of the following statements accurately describes the measures of central tendency?
a. Because the scores are all whole numbers, the mean will be a whole number.
b. Because the scores are all whole numbers, the median will be a whole number.
c. Because the scores are all whole numbers, the mode will be a whole number.
d. All of the other options are correct descriptions.

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1. (c)

To see why, select a set of, say, 6 numbers and check it out.

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