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MEAN. This word is sometimes used for mesne. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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[1,5-15] After the imputation, inference about the population geometric mean of the original data proceeds by treating the imputed data as if they were observed.
In this new index, due to the basic technology for estimating productivity, there is no need to get geometric mean.
As could be seen in (4), the computation of scalar geometric mean is fully related to the square root of the positive scalar a and its inverse.
This meant that an individual physician would need to have data showing that his/her Medicare inpatients had a LOS that, on average over the preceding three months, did not exceed the DRG-weighted Medicare geometric mean by more than 2.0 days.
Notably, in the ACTG trial geometric mean titers were higher (better) in girls and women with a CD4 count above 350 than in those with 201 to 350 CD4s.
where [[DELTA].sub.p] is the change in the price (p); [bar.[p.sub.G] is the geometric mean of the price; [[DELTA].sub.q] is the change in the quantity (q); and [bar.[q.sub.G] is the geometric mean of the quantity.
Monotonicity, for example, is a property only recently proven for the Karcher mean [8, 23], which is a specific instance of a geometric mean for positive definite matrices.
Figure 2 shows the daily geometric mean values (+/- the standard error of the mean) for cultivable FIB isolated from samples collected over the course of the project.
The intervention and control groups were further compared with respect to the ratios of their geometric means.
Geometric mean [P.sub.GM] = [([P.sub.a]x [P.sub.t]).sup.0.5] (10)
In literature, the well known means respectively called Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean and Harmonic mean are as follows;

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