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<*mathematics*> The Nth root of the product of N numbers.

If each number in a list of numbers was replaced with their geometric mean, then multiplying them all together would still give the same result. The geometric mean thus gives an average "factor" in a context where numbers are multiplied together, e.g. compound interest.

Wolfram (http://mathworld.wolfram.com/GeometricMean.html).

(2007-03-16)

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