# arithmetic mean

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## a·rith·me·tic mean

the mean calculated by adding a set of values and then dividing the sum by the number of values.

See mean.

## mean

Statistics
noun The sum of the values of all observations or data points divided by the number of observations; an arithmetical average; the central tendency of a collection of numbers, which is a sum of the numbers divided by the amount of numbers the collection.

Types
• Population mean (µ).
• Sample mean (x-bar).

Vox populi-UK
adjective Stingy; miserly; unwilling to share.

Vox populi-US

## arith·me·tic mean

(ar'ith-met'ik mēn)
The mean calculated by adding a set of values and then dividing the sum by the number of values.
Synonym(s): average (2) .
Fig. 47 Arithmetic mean . In this example, the mean (x) of 4 values of x is 11.

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## mean

a number (symbol: x) that is computed by calculating the sum of a set of numbers (Σx ) and dividing the sum by the number of terms (n ).

## arithmetic mean

see mean.
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Returning to my practical motivation for focusing on arithmetic means, if the federal government had a set of workers paid like those in group A and changed their pay to resemble that of group B to make them comparable with similar workers in the private sector, there would be no effect on the federal budget--even though the mean log wage had been 0.
Then trimmed winsorized and modifiedmeans were used instead of arithmetic mean in ANOVA and type-I error rates were estimated under these circumstances.
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Without boring everyone, the simple arithmetic means that light travelling at 186,000 miles per second would take approximately one three-millionth of a second to cross a racetrack that is 50 yards wide and come back.

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