Posted by **Marko** on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 7:52pm.

1) -6 3 -2 6 7 -3 -5 8

2) -17 32 -2 6 7 -3 -5 8

im not sure how to do this i know i need to add up but not sure if im right

1) 40

2) 80

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 8:03pm
Why are there spaces between some of the numbers? Please list them in column form.

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**Marko**, Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 8:10pm
i need to find the mean of each set of data i know to find the mean i add all the numbers , then divide by the total numbers that were added

1) would be divided by 8

2) would be divided by 7

but im not sure how to add up all these numbers

1)

-6

3

-2

6

7

-3

-5

8

2)

-17

32

-9

0

52

12

-14

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 8:15pm
Thanks. Now I can see the numbers more clearly.

1)

-6

3

-2

6

7

-3

-5

8

Positive numbers: 3 + 6 + 7 + 8 = 24

Negative numbers: -6 -2 - 3 - 5 = -16

24 - 16 = 8

8/8 = 1

Try number 2.

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**Marko**, Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 8:35pm
i got

32+0+52 + 12 = 96

-17 + -9 + -14 = -40

96 - 40 = 56

56 /8 = 7 as the mean

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 8:40pm
Right!

- algebra find the mean of each set of data -
**Marko**, Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 8:56pm
thanks so much i understand it better

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