# Arithmetic Mean (in Basic Algebra)

## Description

The arithmetic mean (or simply “mean”) of a sample x1,x2,.x3, ... xn is the sum of the sampled values divided by the number of items in the sample. Calculates the arithmetic average of a set of numbers.

Related formulas## Variables

AM | Arithmetic Mean (dimensionless) |

x | Series of values (dimensionless) |

n | Number of terms (dimensionless) |