How to Calculate Average or Mean of Consecutive Numbers

Two Parts:When the count is oddWhen the count is even

This article will tell you a very easy way of calculating average of consecutive numbers.

Steps

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    Count the numbers given.

Part 1
When the count is odd

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    Spot out the middle number and you're done!
    • This number is the mean of all the given consecutive numbers.
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Part 2
When the count is even

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    Add the extreme (first and last) numbers.
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    Halve the sum.
    • The resulting number is the mean of all the given consecutive numbers.
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Warnings

Please note that this method works only for consecutive numbers.

Article Info

Categories: Mathematics