# Mean can never be a fraction. State whether the statement is true or false.

**Solution:**

Given, Mean can never be a fraction.

We have to determine if the given statement is true or false.

The __mean__ is the average or a calculated central value of a set of numbers and is used to measure the central tendency of the __data__.

Central tendency is the statistical measure that recognizes the entire set of data or distribution through a single value. It provides an exact description of the whole data.

Mean = sum of all observations / number of observations

Example: consider the data 7, 3, 9, 1, 11

Sum of observation = 7 + 3 + 9 + 1 + 11

= 10 + 10 + 11

= 31

Number of observations = 5

Mean = 31/5

Therefore, the mean can be a fraction.

**✦ Try This: **Range of the data may or may not be from the data. State whether the statement is true or false.

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Maths Chapter 3

**NCERT Exemplar Class 7 Maths Chapter 3 Problem 45**

## Mean can never be a fraction. State whether the statement is true or false

**Summary:**

The given statement, ”Mean can never be a fraction” is false.

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