 Weighted Averages,
a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.
 Weighted Averages
 Can you explain the concept of weighted averages, with examples?
 Averaging Averages
 How can I average the results of a survey sent to 5 different
departments if I only have averages from each department?
 Examples of Weighted Averages
 Can you tell me what is meant by "weighted average," and give me
some examples of when and how weighted averages are used?
 Taking a Weighted Average
 I can't figure out the best way to get the average operating hours
for the truck fleet.
 Calculating a Grade Average
 How can I figure out my average if some things are worth more
than others?
 Calculating a Weighted
Average Grade
 What is the grade if the following make up the final grade:
45% = 3 tests (85, 78, 92), 25% = final (94), 15% = project (91.9),
15% = 3 case questions each worth 25 points (25, 25, 23.5)?
 Explaining Weighted Averages
 Can you please give me a layperson's explanation of why and how
to use a weighted average?
