# Given the set:  {9,0,6,-10,2,x,3} , for what x would the mean of the set be -2?

Jun 10, 2018

$x$ would have to be $- 24$

#### Explanation:

Use the formula for mean.

$\frac{9 + 0 + 6 - 10 + 2 + x + 3}{7} = - 2$

$10 + x = - 14$

$x = - 24$

Hopefully this helps!