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Re: Maen

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  • Subject: [mg48150] Re: [mg48119] Maen
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 20:59:06 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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It works properly for me.  I literally cut and pasted your data into 
Mathematica 5 (actually, 5.0.1) under Windows.  Then Mean[boys] gave 
result 7951/44, and N of that was 180.705.

per.ronne at doesnt.work.spam.filter.invalid.math.umass.edu wrote:
> I've just purchased Mathematica 5 but I've got some problems.
> 
> I write:
> 
> boys = 
>   {192, 176, 178, 180, 189, 173, 177, 176, 176, 194,
>     178, 172, 175, 180, 170, 174, 180, 184, 177, 181,
>     190, 186, 187, 184, 190, 180, 178, 182, 181, 180,
>     175, 182, 182, 181, 179, 190, 173, 189, 173, 183,
>     172, 178, 182, 172, 190, 180, 176, 177, 181, 185,
>     174, 178, 178, 178, 170, 175, 178, 186, 185, 182,
>     179, 187, 183, 188, 191, 180, 193, 183, 185, 174,
>     174, 180, 191, 180, 177, 185, 192, 187, 170, 176,
>     170, 184, 179, 173, 184, 184, 190, 179}
> 
> But when I try to get their average height [it is the height of boys in
> Danish upper grammar schools, grade 13 at the age of around 19], I get 
 > [the input returned unevaluated]....


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