# You keep track of the time you spend doing homework each evening. You spend 58 minutes, 36 minutes, 44 minutes, and 37 minutes. How do you find the mean of these times?

Jan 3, 2017

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#### Explanation:

To find the mean of set of data you have to add the data and divide the calculated sum by the number of data.

Here we have:

$\overline{x} = \frac{58 + 36 + 44 + 37}{4} = \frac{175}{4} = 43.75$

The average time spent on doing homework is $43.75$ minutes.