Statistics → Variable → Average

Average (or arithmetic mean or simply mean) is the sum of the numbers divided by total numbers.

**Example 1.** What is the average of the numbers: 3, 8, 0, 2, 2, 0, 10 and 7?

Here, total number of observations are: n = 8. Hence,

**Average of Percentages**

The average of percentages is calculated in the same manner. The formula is,

**Example 2.** What is the average of 7%, 10% and 4%?

Here, total number of observations are 3, i.e. n=3