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Q: Why do you find the mean of a set of numbers?

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Add up the numbers, and then divide by the number of numbers in the set. This will give you the mean.

to find the mean of a set of numbers you have to find the total sum of the data divided by the number of addends in the data.

find the mean in a set of frequency distribution

It is the mean average

-- Add up all the numbers. -- Divide the sum by how many numbers are in the set. -- The result is the mean (average) of all the numbers in the set.

The average of a set of numbers is the sum of the numbers in the set divided by the number of elements in the set.

you find the number that occurs the most.

You add All the numbers together and the divide by how many numbers there is.

You add All the numbers together and the divide by how many numbers there is.

In general, you cannot. You need to know how many numbers there are and then, in only a select few cases can you find the set.

Finding the mean (average) of a single number is pointless. It will always be the number. To find the mean of a set of numbers, total the numbers in the set and divide that total by the number of members of the set.

The mean is 7.375. You can find this by adding all the numbers in the set then dividing the sum by the amount of numbers in the set.

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