till now i used the normal method for finding out the mode of a given data that is just simply look for the most frequently occurring observation and label it as the mode. But recently I have encountered another method for finding out the mode in which it was also stated that my old method for finding out the mood was incorrect. What this new method involved was that we grouped all the items in 2s and 3s and using this method we basically found out around which observation did all the other observations concentrate around.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

So my question is that why is this grouping method used for finding out the mode can't we just look at the highest frequency observation and tell that this is the mode?

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