The great objection to the geometric mean is its cumbrousness.
To every geometric mean in the column of numbers there corresponds the arithmetical mean in the column of logarithms.
geometric mean n.
The nth root, usually the positive nth root, of a product of n factors.
geometric mean The positive nth root of the product of a set of n numbers. For example, the geometric mean of 2 × 3 × 6 × 8 is the 4th root of 288, or approximately 4.12. |