Mean is a mathematical term that most often refers to the average or central value of a series of numbers. A mean is used in the science of statistics where it is a common measure of central tendency, a single numerical figure that represents the center of an entire distribution of data. The most widely used form of mean is called the arithmetic mean, which is a simple numerical average. When the term mean is used alone, it is usually referring to the arithmetic mean. There are several other... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia of Science, 2019. 2p.