IN MATH: 1. n. a one number representation of a group of numbers; mean, mode, or median. EX. The average age of students in this class is 20. 2. v. to compute the average.

IN ENGLISH: 1. adj. not extreme, in the middle: ordinary. EX. He's not very handsome or very ugly. He's average. 2. as defined above.

APPLICATION: See list 90.

1. Mike's average weight for 3 days was 158 pounds. The first day he weighed 160 lbs.: The last day he weighed 155 lbs. What was his weight on the 2nd day?

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