# geometric mean

the mean of n positive numbers obtained by taking the nth root of the product of the numbers: The geometric mean of 6 and 24 is 12.

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## How to use geometric mean in a sentence

To every

*geometric mean*in the column of numbers there corresponds the arithmetical mean in the column of logarithms.The great objection to the

*geometric mean*is its cumbrousness.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips

## British Dictionary definitions for geometric mean

the average value of a set of n integers, terms, or quantities, expressed as the n th root of their product: Compare arithmetic mean

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## Scientific definitions for geometric mean

The positive nth root of the product of a set of n numbers. For example, the geometric mean of 2 X 3 X 6 X 8 is the 4th root of 288, or approximately 4.12.

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