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

## Example Questions

### 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?     Explanation:

First, add all the miles travelled: Then, divide by 3: Answer: On average, Mason travelled 79 miles a day.

### Example Question #11 : 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? Possible Answers:    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 #21 : Find Measures Of Center, Variability, And Patterns In Data: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Sp.B.5c

Find the mean in this set of numbers:

9078, 9008, 9800, 9099, 9009, 9090, 9008     Explanation:

First add all the numbers: Then, divide that number by 7: Answer: The mean is 9156

### Example Question #22 : 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?    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 #31 : 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?     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 #21 : Find Measures Of Center, Variability, And Patterns In Data: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Sp.B.5c Find the mean in this set of numbers: Possible Answers:     Correct answer: Explanation: First add all the numbers in the set: Then, divide that number by 5: Answer: The mean is 619. ### Example Question #24 : How To Find Mean Find the mean in this set of numbers: 210, 120, 110, 220, 120 Possible Answers:    Correct answer: Explanation: First, add up all of the numbers in the set: Then, divide: Answer: The mean is 156. ### Example Question #31 : 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?     Explanation:

First, add up all of the prices: Then, divide .

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

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

Find the mean in this set of numbers:

11, 14, 13, 12, 18, 14, 12, 14, 17, 15     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 #461 : Ssat Middle Level Quantitative (Math)

Find the mean of this set of numbers:

787, 778, 878, 877, 780     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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