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6-73.

Below is the number of gold medals the U.S. has received in the last ten Summer Olympic Games. Find 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

1954

$21$

1976

$31$

1960

$17$

1980

$55$

1964

$35$

1984

$37$

1968

$42$

1992

$41$

1972

$39$

1996

$48$

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