Help calculating an average
Hi, i will try and explain this problem as simply as i can, its giving me quite a headache.
Im trying to share settings for a machine equally across three sectors i will call them. Each sector has its own preferred setting however the machine runs all three sectors at once so an average setting must be found.
To further complicate matters each sector lasts for different lengths of time. So some sectors need more priority more than others when it comes to the average. For example.
The run of the machine takes 95 secs
Sector 1 = 8 secs
Sector 2 = 66.3 secs
Sector 3 = 20.5 secs
The settings on a scale of 1-100 for each sector are as follows.
Sector 1 = 24
Sector 2 = 91
Sector 3 = 37
I know the average of the settings would be 50.6 however i want it to accurately show priority to each sector based on the time taken. Im a completely confused.