You should summarize data with the geometric mean

Illustration by the author

The Median

Extreme Values

The Arithmetic Mean

Make Sure it Makes Sense

The Geometric Mean

Skewed Data

Equal Ratios

Compound rates

Different Scales

Evenness

Logarithms

Removing Zeros

Some other Tidbits

Parting Thought

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Jasper McChesney

Jasper McChesney

Data, graphics, games. So You Need to Learn R.