Arithmetic Mean

Definition of Arithmetic Mean

Arithmetic Mean of a set of numbers is the sum of the numbers divided by the number of items in the set.

More About Arithmetic Mean

  • Arithmetic mean is also called as average.
  • Arithmetic mean or average of a set of numbers example of Arithmetic Mean is given by example of Arithmetic Mean = example of Arithmetic Mean

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Examples of Arithmetic Mean

  • Arithmetic mean of three numbers 3, 6, and 7 can be calculated as: Arithmetic mean = example of Arithmetic Mean = example of Arithmetic Mean
    =  example of Arithmetic Mean = 5.33

Solved Example Clockple on Approximate

Ques: The prices of cheese pizza in five different pizza delivery shops are $5, $4, $6, $8, and $7. Find the mean of the prices.

    Choices:
    A. $6
    B. $4
    C. $7
    D. $5
    Correct Answer: A

Solution:

    Step 1: The mean is the average of the prices.
    Step 2: Average = example of Arithmetic Mean
    Step 3: = example of Arithmetic Mean [Substitute the values.]
    Step 4: = example of Arithmetic Mean [Add.]
    Step 5: = 6 [Divide.]
    Step 6: The mean price is $6.
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