Definition of arithmetic mean in English:

arithmetic mean

Syllabification: ar·ith·met·ic mean
Pronunciation: /ˌariTHˌmetik ˈmēn


The average of a set of numerical values, calculated by adding them together and dividing by the number of terms in the set.
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  • It is easy to see that the medial and the binomial are closely related to the geometric mean and the arithmetic mean respectively.
  • Geometric means give relatively greater weight to smaller values than arithmetic means and are therefore a conservative measure of average sample size.
  • The average may either be calculated using an arithmetic mean or a geometric mean.

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