If the data in calculating mean is increased by its twice value, does the mean change? Justify your answer with suitable example.

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Please find below the solution to the asked query:

If data is replaced by its twice value mean will also be double .

For example :  We have data : 10 , 20 , 30 , 40 , 50

So,

Mean  = 10+ 20 + 30 + 40 + 505 = 1505 = 30

Now , If data is increased by twice we get : We have data : 20 , 40 , 60 , 80 , 100

So,

Mean  = 20+ 40 + 60 + 80 + 1005 = 3005 = 60 = 2 ×30

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Mean will be twice.
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