X Bar Symbol (x̄)

The x bar symbol is used in statistics to represent the sample mean of a distribution.

Symbol Format Data
Unicode
120
TeX
\bar{x}
SVG

Usage

The arithmetic mean, also called the sample mean, is the average 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.

Related Symbols

The Greek letter μ (mu) is used in statistics to represent the population mean of a distribution.