The average, or mean, is one of the simplest statistics there is. You have a bunch of numbers, you add them up, divide by how many there are, and …. That’s it! How could you go wrong with the average (mean)? Well…. It’s surprisingly easy to do so. Read more!

This is a paper for NESUG (NorthEast SAS Users’ Group) 2010, which you can see as a PDF articleNESUG2010.

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