Mean - math word problems

the arithmetic mean (simply the mean or average) is the sum of a collection of numbers divided by the count of numbers in the collection. The arithmetic mean is the most commonly used and readily understood measure of central tendency in a data set. It is a statistical characteristic of the center of a given data set.

Arithmetic mean is a quantity very sensitive to extreme values, so the median and mode are also used in practice. Mode is the most common value. The median halves the ordered file.

Number of problems found: 127

  • Troops
    calendar There are two leaders in the tourist group, with an average age of 30 years and several children with an average age of 10 years. The total age of the group is 12 years. How many children are in the group?
  • Assembly time
    mean_normal The assembly time for the toy follows a normal distribution with a mean of 75 minutes and a standard deviation of 9 minutes. The company closes at 5 pm every day. If one starts assembling at 4 pm what is the probability that he will finish before the comp
  • Large family
    family The average age of all family members (children, mother, father, grandmother, grandfather) is 29 years. The average age of parents is 40 years, grandparents 66 years and all children are 5 years. How many children are there in this family?
  • Average price
    mince_1 Sixth grade went on a trip to Moravia. Each of the 26 pupils paid CZK 320 and the school paid a total of CZK 3,510. What was the average price of a trip per student?
  • Convalescent homes
    hotel-montfort-tatry-2 In 270 convalescent homes, 94,270 vacationers spent part of the holiday a year. On average, how many vacationers per convalescent home?
  • Average temperature
    teplomer_27 The average temperature from Monday to Sunday was 40.5°F and the average temperature from Monday to Saturday was 42.8°F. What was the temperature on Sunday?
  • Lifespan
    normal_d The lifetime of a light bulb is a random variable with a normal distribution of x = 300 hours, σ = 35 hours. a) What is the probability that a randomly selected light bulb will have a lifespan of more than 320 hours? b) Up to what value of L hours can the
  • Ball bearings
    normal_d One bearing is selected from the shipment of ball bearings. It is known from previous deliveries that the inner bearing radius can be considered as a normal distribution of N (µ = 0.400, σ2 = 25.10^−6). Calculate the probability that the selected radius w
  • Medians in RT
    right_triangle The rectangular triangle ABC has a length of 10 cm and 24 cm. Points P, Q, R are the centers of the sides of this triangle. The perimeter of the PQR triangle is:
  • Dried fruit
    hrozienka_1 The manufacturer produces a mixture of dried fruit. He purchased: 10kg pineapple for 200 Kc/kg 2kg papaya for 180 kc/kg 1kg of banana for 400 Kc/kg How many kgs of raisin for 80 Kc/kg must be put into the mix by the manufacturer so that the production pri
  • Complaints
    statistics The table is given: days complaints 0-4 2 5-9 4 10-14 8 15-19 6 20-24 4 25-29 3 30-34 3 1.1 What percentage of complaints were resolved within 2weeks? 1.2 calculate the mean number of days to resolve these complaints. 1.3 calculate the modal number of day
  • The average
    average The average of one set of 4 numbers is 35. The average of another set of number is 20. The average of the numbers in the two sets is 30. How many numbers are there in the other set?
  • Tennis aces
    tenis The number of aces served by Novak Djokovic in the last 20 tournaments that he has participated in, is shown below. 12 17 13 7 8 14 11 14 10 12 15 9 11 13 6 15 18 5 19 24 1.1 using the raw, determine the range. 1.2 Group the data into a frequency distribu
  • Coach
    hokej_4 Average age of 24 players and a coach of one team is 24 years. The average age of players without a coach is 23 years. How old is the coach?
  • 5 people
    penize_49 Five people have $122000 each, and one person has $539000. How much should each person (equally) pay?
  • Positive integers
    number_line Several positive integers are written on the paper. Michaella only remembered that each number was half the sum of all the other numbers. How many numbers could be written on paper?
  • Stoaches
    normal_d_2 Stoaches are fictional creatures distantly related to bigfoot and yeti. Stoach weights are normally distributed, with mean 904g and standard deviation 104g. State the probability that the sample mean of a random sample of 36 stoach weights exceeds 943g. (
  • Centroid - two bodies
    sphere_bar_2 A body is composed of a 0.8 m long bar and a sphere with a radius of 0.1m attached so that its center lies on the longitudinal axis of the bar. Both bodies are of the same uniform material. The sphere is twice as heavy as the bar. Find the center of gravi
  • The escalator
    eskalator I run up the escalator at a constant speed in the direction of the stairs and write down the number of steps A we climbed. Then we turn around and run it at the same constant speed in the opposite direction and write down the number of steps B that I clim
  • Life expectancy
    normal_d The life expectancy of batteries has a normal distribution with a mean of 350 minutes and standard deviation of 10 minutes. What the range in minutes 68% of the batteries will last? What is the range in minutes approximately 99.7% of batteries will last?

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