Calculate: Mean

November 5, 2008 by  
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

 

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