# Find the Mean (Arithmetic) 46 , 885÷12

46 , 885÷12
Rewrite the division as a fraction.
46,88512
Cancel the common factor of 885 and 12.
Factor 3 out of 885.
46,3(295)12
Cancel the common factors.
Factor 3 out of 12.
46,3⋅2953⋅4
Cancel the common factor.
46,3⋅2953⋅4
Rewrite the expression.
46,2954
46,2954
46,2954
The mean of a set of numbers is the sum divided by the number of terms.
46+29542
Simplify the numerator.
To write 46 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 44.
46⋅44+29542
Combine 46 and 44.
46⋅44+29542
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
46⋅4+29542
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply 46 by 4.
184+29542
47942
47942
47942
Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.
4794⋅12
Multiply 4794⋅12.
Multiply 4794 and 12.
4794⋅2
Multiply 4 by 2.
4798
4798
Divide.
59.875
The mean should be rounded to one more decimal place than the original data. If the original data were mixed, round to one decimal place more than the least precise.
59.9
Find the Mean (Arithmetic) 46 , 885÷12

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