arithmetic mean

noun
variants: or less commonly

arithmetic average

Definition of arithmetic mean

  1. :  a value that is computed by dividing the sum of a set of terms by the number of terms

First Known Use of arithmetic mean

1743


ARITHMETIC MEAN Defined for Kids

arithmetic mean

noun ar·ith·met·ic mean \ˌer-ith-ˈme-tik-\

Definition of arithmetic mean for Students

  1. :  a quantity formed by adding quantities together and dividing by their number The arithmetic mean of 6, 4, and 5 is 5.


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