# arithmetic mean

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## ar·ith·met·ic mean

(ăr′ĭth-mĕt′ĭk)
n.
The value obtained by dividing the sum of a set of quantities by the number of quantities in the set. Also called average.

## arithmetic mean

n
(Mathematics) an average value of a set of integers, terms, or quantities, expressed as their sum divided by their number: the arithmetic mean of 3, 4, and 8 is 5. Often shortened to: mean Also called: average Compare geometric mean

## ar′ithmet′ic mean′

n.
the mean obtained by adding several quantities together and dividing the sum by the number of quantities: The arithmetic mean of 1, 5, 2, and 8 is 4. Also called average.

## ar·ith·met·ic mean

(ăr′ĭth-mĕt′ĭk)
The value obtained by dividing the sum of a set of quantities by the number of quantities in the set. For example, if there are three test scores 70, 83, and 90, the arithmetic mean of the scores is their sum (243) divided by the number of scores (3), or 81. See more at mean. Compare average, median, mode.
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 Noun 1 arithmetic mean - the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of valuesstatistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parametersmean, mean value - an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
Translations
aritmetický průměr
aritmeettinen keskiarvokeskiarvo
aritmetička sredina
media aritmetica

średnia arytmetyczna

## arithmetic mean

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Harmonic mean is the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of reciprocal which is a conservative average to be used to provide for aggregation lying between the max and min operators and is widely used as a tool to aggregate central tendency data which is usually expressed in exact numerical values .
Counters may also be used to prove some simple conjectures about the arithmetic mean. For example, it may be readily observed that (n + 1) is the arithmetic mean of n, (n + 1) and (n + 2).
The CPI uses a hybrid of geometric and arithmetic mean calculation, depending on whether "lower level" or "upper level" indexes are being constructed.
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[A.sub.exp] and [A.sub.p] are called multiplicative arithmetic mean and p-arithmetic mean (as usually known p-mean), respectively.
Then, calculate the arithmetic mean (additive) or geometric mean (multiplicative) for the elements [A.sub.ij] in these positions.
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