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Another word for average


  1. Something, as a type, number, quantity, or degree, that represents a midpoint between extremes on a scale of valuation

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  • Norm implies a standard of average performance for a given group a child below the norm for his age in reading comprehension
  • the average is 74
  • The median is the middle number or point in a series arranged in order of size the median grade in the group 50, 55, 85, 88, 92 is 85
  • Mean commonly designates a figure intermediate between two extremes the mean temperature for a day with a high of 56⅓⅓⅓⅓⅓° and a low of 34⅓⅓⅓⅓⅓° is 45⅓⅓⅓⅓⅓° and figuratively implies moderation the golden mean
  • Average refers to the result obtained by dividing a sum by the number of quantities added the average of 7, 9, 17 is 33 #divide 3, or 11 and in extended use is applied to the usual or ordinary kind, instance, etc.