True Fact, believe it. . The average human body contains enough bones to make J,; mire Liu, skeleton.
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#9 - huffe ONLINE (11/01/2013) [-]
User avatar #17 to #9 - arsyro (11/01/2013) [-]
But, wait, whaaaaat
User avatar #33 to #9 - aldheim (11/01/2013) [-]
I want to post this on facebook to see how many people believe it, but nobody looks at my facebook anyway.
#20 - haqq (11/01/2013) [-]
#117 to #20 - bummerdrummer (11/02/2013) [-]
then i guess i have a PhD
#4 - teranin (11/01/2013) [-]
Actually, the average human body contains slightly less bones than what is needed to make an entire human skeleton.

Do you even calculate for mean?
User avatar #81 to #4 - twofreegerbils (11/02/2013) [-]
My sister had an extra bone removed from her foot last year.

Do YOU calculate for mean?
User avatar #91 to #4 - fuzzysixx ONLINE (11/02/2013) [-]
Average can mean mean.median or mode in everyday language, in this case, mode.
#103 to #91 - teranin (11/02/2013) [-]
negative, average does not mean mode, as mode is simply the most often occuring instance of a number. For example, if you have 17 23 23 17 18 22 23, the mode would be 23, however that would not be the average number. The content says "the average human body contains enough bones to make one human skeleton". This does not mean the most commonly occuring human body, but rather it implies that the average number of bones across all human skeletons would in fact equal the total number of bones of a standard human skeleton.

Median would simply be the number closest to being in the very center between the lowest and highest number. Neither mode, nor median, are synonymous with average. They are their own quantitative functions.
User avatar #104 to #103 - fuzzysixx ONLINE (11/02/2013) [-]
Again, average in common language covers all 3, not the official definition.
#106 to #104 - teranin (11/02/2013) [-]
I disagree, I have never heard "average" used for mode or median before, I think people may have been using it improperly around you.  If you look up how to calculate an average on google, for example, it should clearly present you with the method for calculating mean.  In fact, I'll do that google search to confirm.     
   
www.ehow.com/how_5197274_calculate-average.html   
   
wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_calculate_an_average#slide2   
   
This third one actually supports your point to a degree, in that it links average (mean) to both median and mode by virtue of central tendency calculations, but still clearly seperates out which one is average.     
   

			
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Is it possible that you meant the three functions are measures of central tendency and are linked in that fashion, and just got stuck on the word average?
I disagree, I have never heard "average" used for mode or median before, I think people may have been using it improperly around you. If you look up how to calculate an average on google, for example, it should clearly present you with the method for calculating mean. In fact, I'll do that google search to confirm.

www.ehow.com/how_5197274_calculate-average.html

wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_calculate_an_average#slide2

This third one actually supports your point to a degree, in that it links average (mean) to both median and mode by virtue of central tendency calculations, but still clearly seperates out which one is average.

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Is it possible that you meant the three functions are measures of central tendency and are linked in that fashion, and just got stuck on the word average?
User avatar #108 to #4 - benedicto (11/02/2013) [-]
....source on the pic?
#122 to #108 - anon (11/02/2013) [-]
Mudazumo Naki Kaikaku
User avatar #123 to #122 - benedicto (11/02/2013) [-]
thank you.
User avatar #12 to #4 - childofnephilim (11/01/2013) [-]
I get what you are saying, but spell it out for the good people.
#13 to #12 - teranin (11/01/2013) [-]
... ok, calculating for the mean is finding the average between numbers, for example, if you have the numbers 2 2 2 2 1, you calculate the mean by adding all of those numbers together then dividing by the amount of numbers, so in this example 2+2+2+2+1=9, 9/5=1.8.  1.8 is the average number of that sequence (the "mean")   
   
Now, if you were to take every single human on the planet, count the number of bones in their skeletons, you would find that none or almost none of them would have extra bones beyond what is normal in the human skeleton, but many would have less bones than what is normal in the human skeleton.  Missing tooth, missing knuckle, missing leg, etc, etc.  Taking this into account, were you to actually calculate the mean you would find that number to be less than the total amount of bones the human skeleton is supposed to have.   
   
Was that explanation sufficient?
... ok, calculating for the mean is finding the average between numbers, for example, if you have the numbers 2 2 2 2 1, you calculate the mean by adding all of those numbers together then dividing by the amount of numbers, so in this example 2+2+2+2+1=9, 9/5=1.8. 1.8 is the average number of that sequence (the "mean")

Now, if you were to take every single human on the planet, count the number of bones in their skeletons, you would find that none or almost none of them would have extra bones beyond what is normal in the human skeleton, but many would have less bones than what is normal in the human skeleton. Missing tooth, missing knuckle, missing leg, etc, etc. Taking this into account, were you to actually calculate the mean you would find that number to be less than the total amount of bones the human skeleton is supposed to have.

Was that explanation sufficient?
User avatar #31 to #13 - completeaddiction **User deleted account** (11/01/2013) [-]
that was excellent.
User avatar #14 to #13 - childofnephilim (11/01/2013) [-]
Perfect.

Thank you for taking the time.
User avatar #30 - detroitt (11/01/2013) [-]
can only be the work of the illuminati
#35 to #30 - spawnsy (11/01/2013) [-]
Wake up america
#55 - killerblue (11/02/2013) [-]
2spoopy4facts
#121 to #19 - neurofuzzy (11/02/2013) [-]
Except for the fact that space has energy. ( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vacuum_energy , the space filling up a volume of earth has the energy equivalent of about 180 barrels of oil by my calculation )
User avatar #32 to #19 - aldheim (11/01/2013) [-]
That is both blatantly simple and mind wrenching.
User avatar #60 - rdangerdash (11/02/2013) [-]
Don't be ridiculous. Skeletons aren't real.
#70 to #60 - anon (11/02/2013) [-]
Skeletons are planted in coffins by evolutionists to trick everyone into thinking their "theory" is real. Everyone knows our bodies are held up by gelatinous soul systems that evaporate upon death explaining why dead bodies weigh less than living ones. And evil souls are heavier so they sink to hell and the lighter good souls just float on up to heaven to eat flapjacks with Jesus. Skeletons are a conspiracy.
User avatar #23 - alalalalal (11/01/2013) [-]
Id like to see a source on this.
#34 - crazyolitis (11/01/2013) [-]
But if a hot woman is around, you get an extra bone.
But if a hot woman is around, you get an extra bone.
User avatar #48 to #34 - neznanc **User deleted account** (11/02/2013) [-]
She does too eventually. ifyouknowwhatimean.jpg
#39 - muffinssnuffims (11/01/2013) [-]
Well, considering how common it is to be an amputee or be born without certain bones compared to how common it is to have extra bones, the mathematical mean number of bones in the human body is likely not enough to make an entire human skeleton.
#41 to #39 - head (11/01/2013) [-]
That was literally the first thing I thought of and I was going to comment, but you did it for me
That was literally the first thing I thought of and I was going to comment, but you did it for me
#65 - wobblewub (11/02/2013) [-]
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User avatar #58 - shadowstepone ONLINE (11/02/2013) [-]
actually, this isn't true. the average human body has less. it's far more common to be missing bones than to have extra.
#67 to #58 - acerose (11/02/2013) [-]
I'm glad I didn't have to be the one to say it.
#73 to #58 - anon (11/02/2013) [-]
I can confirm this. I'm missing my 12th ribs..
#57 - doesthislookunsure (11/02/2013) [-]
2spooky
2spooky
#74 to #57 - gammajk (11/02/2013) [-]
skoloten wil com get u
skoloten wil com get u
User avatar #82 to #64 - jasohazard (11/02/2013) [-]
Gotta love Jon
#54 - roneffinswanson (11/02/2013) [-]
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#50 - thebrownbomber (11/02/2013) [-]
That's just a theory, you can't see my bones so how can you know?
User avatar #63 to #50 - volteez (11/02/2013) [-]
Oh god, those "rage faces"
User avatar #96 to #50 - cosmicapprentice (11/02/2013) [-]
This face makes me wanna punch someone in the face. Not butthurt, just saying, when I see this "rage face" alone without any comment that's what I feel.
User avatar #38 - bronyjdos (11/01/2013) [-]
"true fact believe it' ... calm down there naruto
#53 - sirbutterballs (11/02/2013) [-]
Makes sense.
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