Arithmetic Mean Formula
The arithmetic mean calculates the average of a sample space. To calculate the arithmetic mean, sum together the elements in the sample and then divide by the number of elements.
|The arithmetic mean.|
|The number of samples in the data.|
|the value of the element at the i-th position.|
The arithmetic mean is the average value of a sample space. To calculate the arithmetic mean sum all the data points in a sample space and then divide by the number of elements.
This example shows how to calculate the mean of a data set of numbers.
Calculate the sum of the elements.
Divide by the size of the data set.
The mean (average) is .