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The mean of a sample of 15 measurements is 35. Suppose that the sample is enlarged to 16 measurements by including one additional measurement having...

The mean of a sample of 15 measurements is 35.6. Suppose that the sample is enlarged to 16 measurements by including one additional measurement having a value of 42. Find the mean of the sample of 16 measurements.

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  • The result of 36 is obtained dividing the value 576 by 16
    • asabino
    • Sep 05, 2018 at 7:51pm

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  • Correction: The original sum is 35.6*15=534. The new sum is 534 + 42 = 576 and the new mean is: 36.
    • vectorialcalculus
    • Sep 05, 2018 at 7:49pm

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