What’s The Difference: Average, Mean, Median, And ModeAs you probably know the terms average, mean, median, and mode are commonly confused with one another because they all describe ways to talk about sets of numbers.
When stocks go up or down, what exactly do people mean by “the Dow?”When someone casually uses a term they assume you understand but don’t, you have a few choices. You can get frustrated, or you can look it up. Financial jargon can be a code of confusing abbreviations and arithmetic. Let’s focus on one of the most common bits of shorthand: “the Dow.” The full name for this measure of stock performance is the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Charles …
Origin of modular arithmetic
First recorded in 1955–60
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