Mean is the average of the numbers.
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How to Find the Mean
It is easy to calculate:
- add up all the numbers
- divide by how many numbers there are
In other words it is the sum divided by the count
Mean For Negative Numbers
How to handle negative numbers?
Adding a negative number is the same as subtracting the number (without the negative).
Knowing this, let us try!
the mean above is also called the Arithmetic Mean. There are other means such as the Geometric Mean and Harmonic Mean.