Common Core: 6th Grade Math : Find Measures of Center, Variability, and Patterns in Data: CCSS.Math.Content.6.SP.B.5c

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Example Question #21 : Find Measures Of Center, Variability, And Patterns In Data: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Sp.B.5c

Mason went on a road trip Saturday-Monday. Each day he travelled 76 miles, 89 miles and 72 miles. What was the average number of miles Mason travelled each day?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add all the miles travelled:

Then, divide by 3:

Answer: On average, Mason travelled 79 miles a day.

Example Question #24 : How To Find Mean

Patricia bought three candles for her home. The candles cost $2.78, $3.68, $1.58, respectively. What was the average price of the candles that Patricia bought?

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add all the prices:

Then, divide that amount by 3:

Answer: The average price of a candle is $2.68

Example Question #25 : How To Find Mean

Find the mean in this set of numbers:

9078, 9008, 9800, 9099, 9009, 9090, 9008

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First add all the numbers:

Then, divide that number by 7:

Answer: The mean is 9156

Example Question #26 : How To Find Mean

While shopping for a couch, Mila found four she really liked. Each cost $549, $689, $481 and $729. What is the average price of a couch Mila is considering?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add all the prices:

Then, divide by 4 (the number of couches):

Answer: The average price of a couch Mila is considering is $612.

Example Question #27 : How To Find Mean

Elizabeth went food shopping today. She spent $32.78, $21.63 and $19.39 at each supermarket. How much did Elizabeth spend, on average, at each supermarket?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add the amounts Elizabeth spent at each supermarket:

Then divide by 3 (the number of supermarkets she went to):

Answer: On average, Elizabeth spent $24.60 at each supermarket.

Example Question #28 : How To Find Mean

Find the mean in this set of numbers:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First add all the numbers in the set:

Then, divide that number by 5:

Answer: The mean is 619.

Example Question #29 : How To Find Mean

Find the mean in this set of numbers:

210, 120, 110, 220, 120

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add up all of the numbers in the set:

Then, divide:

Answer: The mean is 156.

Example Question #21 : How To Find Mean

Patricia is shopping for a coat. She is considering three coats. Each costs $85.98, $93.29 and $88.99, respectively. What is the average price of a coat she is considering?

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add up all of the prices:

Then, divide .

Answer: The average price of a coat is $89.42.

Example Question #22 : How To Find Mean

Find the mean in this set of numbers:

11, 14, 13, 12, 18, 14, 12, 14, 17, 15

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add up all of the numbers:

Then, divide by ten because there are ten numbers in the set:

Answer: The mean is 14.

Example Question #23 : How To Find Mean

Find the mean of this set of numbers:

787, 778, 878, 877, 780

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First add up all of the numbers in the set:

Then, divide by five because there are five numbers in the set:

Answer: The mean is .

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