Find the average of the first 14 positive odd integers.
math help - Tomas, Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 11:10pm
but I am not sure
math help - Steve, Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 11:55pm
you are correct. Why would you not be sure, unless you don't trust tour addition?
Just FYI, the sum of the 1st n odd numbers is n^2, so in this case the sum is indeed 14^2.
So, the average of the 1st n odd numbers is always n^2/n = n.
math help - Tomas, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 12:31am