*n*th root of the product of

*n*factors: the

*geometric mean*of 2 and 8 (or the mean proportional between 2 and 8) is , or 4

Math. the *n*th root of the product of *n* factors: the *geometric mean* of 2 and 8 (or the mean proportional between 2 and 8) is , or 4

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noun

The *n* th root, usually the positive *n* th root, of a product of *n* factors.

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The positive *n*th root of the product of a set of *n* numbers. For example, the geometric mean of 2 × 3 × 6 × 8 is the 4th root of 288, or approximately 4.12.

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Noun

(*plural* geometric means)

- (mathematics) A measure of central tendency of a set of
*n*values computed by extracting the*n*th root of the product of the values.*The geometric mean of 2, 4 and 1 is = 2*

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