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16-01-2018, 18:15   #83
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Originally Posted by Bargepole23 View Post
Here's what you said. No mention of how that population is distributed, not that it is in any way relevant to determining the mean average.

My example used a non-homogenous group, and showed that less than 50 percent were above average.

Mean average is simply calculated by summing the data points and dividing by the number of data points.

It isn't defined as the "50% of the group will be below and 50% above the average".
No mention of how the population is distributed, well, I apologise for not explaining that intelligence is a normal distribution. Now you know.
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