arithmetic mean

Noun

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Noun

**arithmetic mean** (*plural* arithmetic means)

- (
*statistics, probability*) The measure of central tendency of a set of values computed by dividing the sum of the values by their number; commonly called the**mean**or the**average**.*The***arithmetic mean**of 3, 6, 2, 3 and 6 is (3 + 6 + 2 + 3 + 6) / 5 = 4.

- French: moyenne arithmétique
- German: arithmetisches Mittel
- Italian: media aritmetica
- Portuguese: média aritmética
- Russian: сре́днее арифмети́ческое
- Spanish: media aritmética

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