What is the symbol of the average

Average character Ø key combination for PC / Windows keyboard

Another commonly used symbol is thatAverage sign or Diameter sign : Ø

This can be done under Windows (Word, Excel, Office) large mean sign (Ø) with the key combination (shortcut) Alt + 157 produce. The numbers 157 should be entered one after the other on the activated num block. See the screenshot. Important: The character only appears after the Alt key has been released.

The large mean symbol Ø is sometimes used for technical reasons instead of the similar looking symbols for diameter or average (arithmetic mean) and empty quantity (ø).

The small mean characters (ø) can be opened under Windows with the key combination (shortcut)Alt + 155 produce. See the screenshot. The numbers 155 should be entered one after the other on the activated num block. See the screenshot. Important: The character only appears after the Alt key has been released.

Use: In mathematics (statistics), the average sign stands for the arithmetic mean. In geometry, the average symbol in the form of the diameter symbol represents the diameter of a geometric object.

Average characters on Mac (apple)

Under Mac OS X, the large average symbol (Ø) can be changed with the key combination (shortcut)Shift + Alt + O produce. Additional Information.