why is the average of a set of numbers alway smaller than the largest number in the set?
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Not true, take the set 5,5,5. The average is 5, which is not greater than the largest element 5.
Originally Posted by m3clubracer why is the average of a set of numbers always smaller than the largest number in the set? I assume smaller is in the weak sense rather than in a strict sense. Let us do it with three elements so you can see the idea. Say . The average
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