Why researchers are interested in describing measures of the center and measures of variation of a data set? Discuss

a. Why researchers are interested in describing measures of the center and measures of variation of a data set? Discuss
b. The average of data set is influenced by extreme values while the median is not. In other words, the median is not resistant to outliers but the average is. True or False. Discuss and offer examples.
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