### Mean

A typical value from a score distribution. The colloquially-named average is the most commonly encountered, known technically as the (arithmetic) mean. Standard-aged scores are scaled so that an average child at each age will get a score of 100.

Mean is slang for excellent, skilful, wonderful.

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The expected value of a random variable.

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The arithmetical average of a collection of numbers; the center of a Gaussian distribution.

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The arithmetic average of the values of an economic or statistical variable. For a variable x with values xi, i=1,â€¦,n, the mean is mean(x) = Si=1â€¦n(xi/n).

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Is often considered as the simple arithmetic average of the sum of the observed values divided by the number of observations. The simple unweighted mean of the listed four observations: 8,12, 10 and 14 is 11. This statistic is computed by (8+12+10+14=44) 44 divided by 4. The geometric mean of the same four observations is 10.77. It is computed by m...

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The arithmetic average.

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*[Adjective]* In maths the mean is the average of a set of numbers.

Example: The mean of 2, 4, 6 and 8 is 20. To find the mean add the numbers up, 2 + 4 + 6 + 8 = 20. Then divide the total by the amount of numbers, there are 4 numbers. 20 ï¿½ 4 = 5. The mean is 5.

See also: average (noun)

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A statistical measure of central tendency, or average, based on dividing a total by the number of individual cases.

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*adj]* - (slang) excellent 2. [adj] - used of persons or behavior 3. [n] - an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n 4. [v] - have a specified degree of importance 5. [v] - mean or intend to express or convey 6. [v] - denote or connote 7. [v] - destine or...

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the arithmetic average of a series of numbers

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An average, one of several that summarise the typical value of a set of data. The mean is the grand total divided by the number of data points.

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The average of a series of values.

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A way of finding the 'middle' of a set of data; the ordinary or 'arithmetic' meanis found by adding up all the values and dividing the total by the number of values.

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Arithmetical average calculated by summing numerical values across a list of items and dividing the sum by the number of items on the list.

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The average of a set of values.

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The average, between the extremes. The sum of all values in the data, divided by the number of values. This is the sample mean, a value we can actually measure and compute, which approximates the population mean which we generally cannot measure. But we do expect the population mean to be within 'a few multiples' of the standard error of the comput...

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A descriptive statistic used as a measure of central tendency. All scores in a set of scores are added together and divided by the number of subjects

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An average value, calculated by adding all the observations and dividing by the number of observations.

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The number found by dividing the sum of a set of numbers by the number of addends; see also average

Example:

74, 91, 63, 92, 85

The mean is 81.

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**Mean** (mēn)

* transitive verb* [

* imperfect & past participle * __ Meant__ (mĕnt);

* present participle & verbal noun * __ Meaning__ .] [ Middle English

* menen* , Anglo-Saxon

* mǣnan* to recite, tell, intend, wish; akin to Old Sa...

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**Mean** * intransitive verb* To have a purpose or intention. [ Rare, except in the phrase to mean well, or ill.]

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**Mean** * adjective* [ Middle English

* mene* , Old French

* meiien* , French

* moyen* , from Latin

* medianus* that is in the middle, from

* medius* ; akin to English

* mid* . See

__ Mid__ .]

** 1.** Occupying a middle position; middle; being about midway between extremes. &#...

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**Mean** * noun* ** 1.** That which is mean, or intermediate, between two extremes of place, time, or number; the middle point or place; middle rate or degree; mediocrity; medium; absence of extremes or excess; moderation; measure. « But to speak in a

* mean* , the virtue of prosperity is temperan...

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