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**tina123****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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What is the physical meaning of mean value ?

using this formula .

mean = (f * m) / n

where f is the frequency of each class and m is the mid point of each class

n is sum of frequecy

What is the physical meaning of mean using above formula ?

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Mean can give you value around which the other values of the class are equally distributed.

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It is a formula which can give you an approximation of the mean (as you're only using mid-points of class intervals for which presumably you don't know how the exact distribution of). As for a physical meaning, it has applications in mechanics too -- you can apply a variation of that formula to find the centre of mass of a system.

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