# Calculate: Mean

November 5, 2008 by kltangen

Filed under How To Calculate, Mean

To calculate the mean:

Sum (add) all of the scores in a variable

Divide that sum by the number of scores in the distribution.

Calculate the mean of these numbers:

7

6

5

5

5

4

3

The sum of the variable called X is 35. That is

= 35

N (number of scores) is 7.

The mean of these scores is calculated by dividing 35 by 7. So, the mean of these scores is 5. That is:

= 5

NOW YOU CHOOSE:

Day 2: Central Tendency

A Bit More About Central Tendency

Even More About Central Tendency

More Examples

More Mean Examples

More Median Examples

Median Is Middle Of Distribution

More Mode Examples

Impact of Outlying Scores

On The Mean

On The Median

On The Mode

How To Calculate Central Tendency

Calculating The Mean

Calculating The Median

When There’s No Middle-Most Score

Calculating The Mode

Formulas For Central Tendency

Basic Facts About Central Tendency

Vocabulary

Quiz 2

Summary