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anonymous
 4 years ago
what is the geometric mean of 3 and 7?
anonymous
 4 years ago
what is the geometric mean of 3 and 7?

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0To find the mean of something, you add the terms and then divide by the amount of them. So, they equal 10 and there are two of them. 10/2 = 5. The mean should be 5.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Square root of product

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I thought I multiply the two and find the square root?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I repeat Square root of product

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Don't listen to me... O_O I may very well be wrong.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so I should square root 21?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but that just gets a weird number

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If it was 3 numbers, then cube root of 3 multiplied together....

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's just a different kind of average....

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So would I do something like 2*square root of the product?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nope, just sqrt 21, that's the GM

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so I just leave it at square root 21?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why do i leave it at \[\sqrt{21}\] ?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is there something wrong with sqrt 21 ?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0don't I have to actually sqaure root it and make it X *\[\sqrt{X}\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or something like that?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't understand, the square root of 21 is roughly 4.5825, unless you are asked to give a decimal approximation, just leave it as sqrt 21
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