The mean is the type of average you will most often calculate in physics:
Add up all the numbers and divide by the number of numbers you have
Calculating Means: Example A
A quick worked example where the mean of some numbers is calculated.
Calculating Means: Example B
In this example the mean of some measurements is calculated.
Modes and Medians
There are two other types of average that you should also be able to calculate:
The mode is the value that appears most often
The median is the middle value of a set of data
Modes and Medians: Example
Calculating the median and mode of a set of data.
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