Arithmetic mean vs. Geometric mean

Arithmetic mean vs. Geometric mean

Lessons

  • 1.
    Determining the Arithmetic Mean of a Sequence
    a)
    What is the arithmetic mean between 2 and 8?

    b)
    What are the 3 arithmetic means between 8 and 18?

    c)
    What are the 4 arithmetic means between 22 and 6.5?


  • 2.
    Determining the Geometric Mean of a Sequence
    a)
    What is the geometric mean between 2 and 8?

    b)
    What is the geometric mean between 16 and 4?


  • 3.
    Applications of Geometric Mean in Geometry
    Find the value of each variable in the following diagrams.
    a)
    Applying geometric mean to solve unknown in triangles

    b)
    Geometric mean in a geometry question: solve for the missing side lengths of triangles

    c)
    Applications of Geometric mean: solving geometry questions

    d)
    Geometric mean and questions about triangles