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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.
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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
adjective Unkind, spiteful.
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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) .
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Fig. 47 Arithmetic mean . In this example, the mean (x) of 4 values of x is 11.

arithmetic mean

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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 ).
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