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6-73.

The table below shows the number of gold medals the U.S. has received in the Summer Olympic Games between 1956 and 2012. Calculate the mean number (average) of gold medals the U.S. wins. Write a brief statement describing how you found the mean.

 Year # of Gold Medals Year # of Gold Medals 1956 $32$ 1988 $36$ 1960 $34$ 1992 $37$ 1964 $36$ 1996 $44$ 1968 $45$ 2000 $40$ 1972 $33$ 2004 $35$ 1976 $34$ 2008 $36$ 1984 $83$ 2012 $46$

Divide the total number of medals by the total number of Olympic Games.