Lesson: Mean Absolute Deviation
In this lesson, we will learn how to find and interpret the mean absolute deviation.
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Worksheet: 22 Questions • 3 Videos
At an art gallery, Jill hung 14 paintings, Kevin hung 6 paintings, Laurie hung 9 paintings, Meg hung 8 paintings, and Matt hung 9 paintings. Find the mean absolute deviation of the number of paintings hung.
The following table shows the number of classes taught by each teacher in the math department at a high school. Find the mean absolute deviation (MAD) of the data set rounded to the nearest hundredth if necessary.
|Number of Classes||2||4||2||5|
Calculate the mean absolute deviation of 15, 5, 17, 7, 14, 5, 15, and 20. Round your answer to the nearest tenth if necessary.