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Re: Mean

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg32998] Re: Mean
  • From: "Allan Hayes" <hay at haystack.demon.co.uk>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2002 02:38:22 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <a54qru$bsu$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Might be because you have used Mean before loading the package.
In that case enter
    Remove[Mean]
then all will be well - the earlier Mean will have been removed.

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"poonam" <poonam_pandey at hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:a54qru$bsu$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> << Statistics`DescriptiveStatistics`
>
> data = {4.3, 7.2, 8.4, 5.8, 9.2, 3.9}
> {4.3, 7.2, 8.4, 5.8, 9.2, 3.9}
>
> Mean[data]
> Mean[{4.3, 7.2, 8.4, 5.8, 9.2, 3.9}]
>
> Variance[data]
> 4.69467
>
> I took this code exactly as in the help browser. Tried this in my
> notebook. Why do I not get an answer for Mean? I get an answer for
> Variance, and I also see an answer for Mean in the help browser for
> the same data.
>




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