(Definition of mean noun (MATHEMATICS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus
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- Addition, subtraction, multiplication & division
- Averages
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- Calculations & calculating
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- Geometry: bends, loops & curves
- Geometry: describing angles, lines & orientations
- Geometry: parts of geometrical shapes
- Geometry: properties of circles & curves
- Mathematical symbols
- Numbering & counting
- Numbers generally
- Numbers: cardinal, including nought & zero
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“mean”: synonyms and related words:

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