Identifying & Calculating Averages


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Which of these will become a weighted average?

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Find the average of the following numbers.

5, 5, 8, 9


Find the average of the following numbers.

8, 5, 10, 12, 20

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are a number of real-life applications for averages and weighted averages; in the lesson, it's the average hourly wage at an office. In this quiz, you'll recall what makes something a weighted average, and you'll find the average of multiple series of numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This averages quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recognize which of given options will become a weighted average
  • Find the average of given numbers
  • Understand which number happens more often than the others in a given series of numbers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most relevant information found in the lesson on averages
  • Problem solving - use this information to calculate the average of given series of numbers
  • Information recall - remember what you've now learned about identifying and calculating averages

Additional Learning

The lesson, Identifying & Calculating Averages, covers the following objectives:

  • Provide the formula for calculating averages
  • Give a sample problem
  • Use a table to make calculating weighted averages simpler