Posted by **Pinky** on Monday, November 9, 2009 at 9:57pm.

What's the step-by-step proccess to find the average? It's been years since I've been taught how to find the average of a set of numbers.. Thanks whoever can help!

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, November 9, 2009 at 10:00pm
Add all of the numbers together. Then divide the total by the number of numbers you have.

Example:

28 + 35 + 44 + 20 = 127

127 / 4 = 31.75

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**Pinky**, Monday, November 9, 2009 at 10:01pm
Thanks! I kept assuming that's how to do it, and I guess I was right, but wasn't sure if it was correct... Thanks Ms. Sue!! =)

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, November 9, 2009 at 10:02pm
You're welcome, Pinky.

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**anon**, Friday, December 26, 2014 at 4:08pm
you add the numbers together and divide by the how many numbers there are.

Ex:

1+2+3+4+5=15

since there are five numbers (1,2,3,4,5) you divide by 5

15/5=3

3 is the average

hope this helped!

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