Thursday
March 23, 2017

Post a New Question

Posted by on Monday, September 15, 2008 at 11:45pm.

why is the mean of a set of data sometimes a number not included in the set of data

  • math - , Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 2:38pm

    Consider a very simple example in which you've only got two numbers. If they're not the same number, the mean won't be included in the set of data. Another reason why it might not be is when all the elements in the data are integers, but the mean is not an integer. In general, there's no reason why the mean SHOULD be included in the set of data.

Answer This Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

More Related Questions

Post a New Question