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Harmonic Mean

A kind of average. To find the harmonic mean of a set of n numbers, add the reciprocals of the numbers in the set, divide the sum by n, then take the reciprocal of the result. The harmonic mean of {a1, a2, a3, a4, . . ., an} is given below.

 

 

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Mean

 


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