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    Right, I'm doing a coursework and I'm calculating mean values of the time constant from voltage time discharge graphs.

    Now, I used the arithmetic mean to calculate the average value of tau for each graph. What I need help with is a reason as to why I didn't use the geometric mean... they both give similar numbers but obviously the geometric mean is smaller.

    HELP PLEASE. reppie will be given.
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    maybe something to do with the discharge having a constant 'half-discharge' time?

    kinda like a radioactive half-life.
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    i don't follow how that is a reason to use one mean but not the other...

    can you explain please.
 
 
 
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