Mode
The mode of a given set of numbers is the number which has the highest frequency, that is, it is listed the most times.
Example:
Identify the mode in the following distributions
(a) 20, 24, 27, 24, 26, 28, 27, 24
(b) 102, 108, 107, 109, 108, 102, 110
(c)
Goals Scored  Frequency 
1  5 
2  8 
3  3 
4  3 
5  1 
(a) The mode is the number which appears the most times:
20, 24, 27, 24, 26, 28, 27, 24
Since 24 appear the most times, it is the mode.
That is, mode = 24
(b) 102, 108, 107, 109, 108, 102, 110
In this distribution, 102 and 108 both appears two times.
Therefore, the mode = 102 and 108.
And this distribution is called, bimodal.
(c) The highest frequency is 8.
Therefore the modal number of goals scored is 2.
