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  • To find the mean of something is the same as finding the average
  • In maths mean, means that you have some numbers, you add them up and then divide the answer by however many numbers you added together!!
  • 'Mean' doesn't actually mean what you've said. That's just the way to calculate it. 'Mean' is the average of a list of different quantities.
  • Mean is actually weight average over quantity. For example if 4 boys are 70kgs in weight and 2 boys are 30kgs in weight, mean would be 60kgs and not 50kgs.
  • The mean is where you add all the numbers together and divide by how many sets of numbers there are! Basically you are doing the average. ==
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