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Re: eliminate values while caculating Mean[data]

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  • Subject: [mg91976] Re: eliminate values while caculating Mean[data]
  • From: Peter Breitfeld <phbrf at t-online.de>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 19:20:48 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gag2rl$3fq$1@smc.vnet.net>

Pasha Karami schrieb:
> Dear all,
>
> An easy question:
> I would like to make an average of a data file.I know that we can use
> Mean function for this.
>
> However, I want to  eliminate some values from my data.For example if I have
>
> data={1,2,3,4,5,0,0,0}
> Mean[data] would be 15/8
>
> I do not want the "zero" values in my Mean function (i.e.I want the mean
> value to be 3 in the above example) How can I do this?
>
> Thank you!
> Best,
> Pasha
>

Mean[DeleteCases[data,0]]

Gruss Peter
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