Mode (statistics)

value that appears most often in a set of data

In statistics, the mode of a set of data is the one that occurs most. Very often, samples of data are collected. These might be measurements of some kind. In this context, the mode is the value that occurs most often. Unlike the median and the mean, the mode is not necessarily unique. There might be several different values that occur the same number of times.

Skewed distribution with one mode, distinct from its median and mean