Given a set {-3, x,3,4,6,5, -3, 2}, for what x

airesex2 2022-04-26 Answered
Given a set {-3, x,3,4,6,5, -3, 2}, for what x would the mean of the set be -1?
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Cristian Rosales
Answered 2022-04-27 Author has 26 answers

Explanation:
Given the set
{-3, x,3,4,6,5, -3, 2}
There are 8 values in this set
and the set has a total value of 14+x
If the mean is (-1) then the total value of the set must be 8×(1)=8
Therefore
14+x=-8
x=22

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