MEAN

Purpose:

Calculates the mean value of a series.

Syntax:

MEAN(series, first, points)

series

-

Optional. A series, defaults to the current Window.

first

-

Optional. An integer, the first point to include in the calculation of the mean. Defaults to 1.

points

-

Optional. An integer, the number of points to include in the mean calculation. Defaults to the number of points from first to the end of the series.

Returns:

A real.

Example:

mean(gsin(200,0.01))

 

returns -5.592748E-016.

Example:

mean(gsin(200,0.01),1,50)

 

returns 0.636410.

Remarks:

The sample mean is define as:

 

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MEAN operates on Real or Complex series.

 

See COLMEAN to determine the mean of each column of an array.

 

MEAN ignores NaN values.

See Also:

AVGS

COLMEAN

DEMEAN

KURTOSIS

MEDIAN

PERCENTILE

RMS

ROWMEAN

SKEW

STATS

STD

STDEV

SUM