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Calculating the mean: data displays

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Find the mean of the data in the dot plot below.
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3/5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7/4
  • a mixed number, like 1 3/4
  • an exact decimal, like 0.75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12 pi or 2/3 pi
chocolate chips
A number line labeled Chocolate chips in different cookies in a package is labeled from left to right 0 through 10 scaling by ones. The number line is labeled Number of chocolate chips. The dot distribution is as follows: 0, 1; 5, 1; 7, 1; 8, 2.