The arithmetic mean of a set of numbers is the sum of the numbers divided by how many numbers there are in the set.^{[1]} This is the most commonly used average. The formula for the arithmetic mean is
where are the numbers in the set and is the number of numbers in the set.For example, the arithmetic mean of is .
The definition of arithmetic mean in mathematical language is
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