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Asked by vipul utsav
on 28 Dec 2012

mean(s./n)=0.5 s= 1 2 3 4 5 ...20 20 19 18 17 16....1 1 2 3 4 5 ...20 20 19 18 17 16....1 1 2 3 4 5 ...20 20 19 18 17 16....1 ................... ................... 20 19 18 17 16....1

s is a 20*20 matrix and it is fix; how n(20*20 matrix) can obtain such it follow above equation.

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Answer by Image Analyst
on 28 Dec 2012

Accepted answer

It's trivial. Just solve the equation for n! You'll find it's twice s. Here's proof:

% Construct s. s2rows = [1:20;20:-1:1]; s = repmat(s2rows, [10,1]) % Here's n. It's just twice s! n = s /0.5 % Proof that the mean = 0.5 theMean = mean2(s ./ n)

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Jan Simon
on 28 Dec 2012

@Vipul: No, "s" has exactly the same fixed matrix as in your question. Why do you think, that "s" is changed?

Btw, accepting an answer means, that it has solved your problem. Therefore the number of readers will be much smaller than for a thread without an accepted answer.

Image Analyst
on 28 Dec 2012

And it *doesn't matter* **WHAT** s is. It could be anything at all. Just look at the equation - it's really basic math. No matter what s is, s over (2s) will be 1/2 for every single element, and thus give you a mean of 0.5. Is there something either I or you are not understanding here?

vipul utsav
on 29 Dec 2012

i am really sorry, i did mistake,i misunderstand,,, it's 100% right answer

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## Image Analyst

Direct link to this comment:http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/57525#comment_119480

You're posting enough now that you should learn how to highlight your code and click the {}Code button to format your code. Make sure there is a blank line before the first line of code though.

## Image Analyst

Direct link to this comment:http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/57525#comment_119483

You don't click {}Code first. If you do that, you get that useless "if true" like you just did. Just do what I said: make sure there's a blank line before your code, then highlight all your code (even intermediate blank lines if it's a long bit of code), then click {}Code.