Interpret Mean as an Average

In today’s lesson, we will explore averages before creating a formula for calculating the mean. We will then move on to find missing values using the mean.

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Quiz:

Interpret Mean as an Average

Calculate the mean as an average.

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 4

Q1.Calculate the mean of the data set below.

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Q2.Calculate the mean of the data set below.

2/4

Q3.The data below shows the amount of time 6 pupils took to read one chapter of a book. Calculate the mean time taken to read the chapter, giving your answer to the nearest minute.

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Q4.The mean of the five number cards below is 9. What is the missing number?

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Interpret Mean as an Average

Calculate the mean as an average.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.Calculate the mean of the data set below.

1/4

Q2.Calculate the mean of the data set below.

2/4

Q3.The data below shows the amount of time 6 pupils took to read one chapter of a book. Calculate the mean time taken to read the chapter, giving your answer to the nearest minute.

3/4

Q4.The mean of the five number cards below is 9. What is the missing number?

4/4

Lesson summary: Interpret Mean as an Average

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