Complete Definition of "arithmetic mean"

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Noun
en-noun|sg=arithmetic mean

  1. mathematics The measure of central tendency of a set of values computed by dividing the sum of the values by their number; commonly called the mean or the average.

#:The arithmetic mean of 3, 6, 2, 3 and 6 is (3 + 6 + 2 + 3 + 6) / 5 = 4

Usage notes
In scientific and economic contexts, this term is preferable to average, which can also mean the mode or the median depending on context.

Synonyms
average, mean

Translations
trans-top|measure of central tendency
Croatian: t-|hr|aritmetiÄka sredina|f
Czech: t-|cs|aritmetický průmÄr|m
Finnish: aritmeettinen keskiarvo, keskiarvo
French: t-|fr|moyenne arithmétique
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See also
geometric mean
harmonic mean
quadratic mean

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