# How do you find the mean absolute deviation of the data set 35, 40, 38, 32, 42, and 41?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 22, 2018

The answer is 38.

#### Explanation:

In order to find the mean, you must add all of the numbers of the data set, and divide them by how many there are. In total, all of them add up to 228 and there are 6 numbers. 228/6 equals 38.