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Date:         Fri, 15 Sep 2000 15:05:47 GMT
Reply-To:     betsy998@MY-DEJA.COM
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         betsy998@MY-DEJA.COM
Organization: Deja.com - Before you buy.
Subject:      Re: geometric mean

thanks for the tip!!

In article <E16EEA4CE9C7D0119AE400609705CD8801A05CA3@dcpcsmail1.psb.bls.gov>, Abelson_R <Abelson_R@BLS.GOV> wrote: > betsy998, > > The geometric mean is the antilog of the mean of the logs. Since you have > the mean of the logs, the next step is to get its antilog by using the EXP > function. > > HTH. > > Robert Abelson > Bureau of Labor Statistics > abelson_r@bls.gov > "The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance." > -- Robert R. Coveyou, Oak Ridge National Laboratories > > > ---------- > > From: betsy998@MY-DEJA.COM[SMTP:betsy998@MY-DEJA.COM] > > Sent: Friday, September 15, 2000 9:12 AM > > To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > > Subject: geometric mean > > > > Hi, > > > > Is is possible to calculate a geometric mean on a list of values? > > I have log(value) and have found the mean of the list of logorithmic > > values...but not sure what the next step should be.. > > > > thanks, > > > > > > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ > > Before you buy. > > >

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