# Visualizing the Mean of a Data Set

Skill:

Describe data using the mean.

# Visualizing the Mean of a Data Set

Visualize the mean of a data set as a balance point in this activity.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

What do you notice about how the data is arranged about the triangle when the triangle is at the mean?

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### Open-ended question 2

In your own words, how would you describe what the mean is?

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