2.2.6 - Minitab Express: Central Tendency & Variability
Minitab Express may be used to compute descriptive statistics such as the mean, median, mode, standard deviation, and variance.
Note that these are the default setting in Minitab Express:
If you want the mode or variance, you will need to select them under the Statistics tab.
MinitabExpress – Central Tendency
To obtain measures of central tendency and variability in Minitab Express:
- Open the data set:
- On a PC: from the menu select STATISTICS > Describe
On a Mac: from the menu select Statistics > Summary Statistics > Descriptive Statistics
- Double click the variable Height in the box on the left to insert the variable into the Variable box
- Click on the Statistics tab and select the descriptive statistics that you want displayed
- Click OK
This should result in the following output:
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