**1. Can there be more than one mode?**

Yes, if, for example there are three "5s" and three "6s" then the modes will be 5 and 6. This is said to be

bimodal.

**2. What is the disadvantage of using the median as an average for a set of scores?**

It does not give any indication of any extremely small or large values in the set.

**3. What is the disadvantage of using the mean as an average for a set of scores?**

One really large or small value can have a big effect on the mean.

**4. What is the disadvantage of using the mode as an average for a set of scores?**

The mode may not be typical of the whole set of values. Could be a long way from the middle values of the set.

**5. Which of the three averages ****mean, median and mode**** do people usually use?**

The

meanis probably what most people would normally think of as "the average".