# Given the set: # {-2,10,-8,-14,x,7,-6} #, for what x would the mean of the set be -8?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 3, 2015

The mean of the set is

#### Explanation:

You can calculate the mean of the set by adding all the numbers and dividing the sum by the amount of numbers.

In this case, the mean of your set would be

So, in order to find

... multiply both sides with

... add