# Average

Another word for average is mean. Both are essentially the same. To find the average or mean on a list of numbers we can use the Average method.

# Basic example

The Average method can be used on any enumerable array and simply takes an average of all the numbers in an array or list.

Live example: https://dotnetfiddle.net/SM47PX

var scores = new[] { 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 };

var average = scores.Average();

// output: 6