In successive experimental measurements, the refractive index of a glass turned out to be 1.54, 1.45, 1.53, 1.56, 1.44, 1.54. Calculate:
i. Mean refractive index
ii. Mean absolute error
iii. Fractional error
iv. Percentage error

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