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1. In mathematics and statistics, the arithmetic mean ( /ˌærɪθˈmɛtɪk ˈmiːn/, stress on first and third syllables of "arithmetic"), or simply the mean or the average (when the context is clear), is the sum of a collection of numbers divided by the count of numbers in the collection.

2. in a five-syllable word, the first and third syllables have secondary stress, and so on. Long polysyllables are not often used in conversation.

3. For example, the word amazing has primary stress on the second syllable, while the first and third syllables are unstressed, whereas the word organization has primary stress on the fourth syllable, secondary stress on the first, and the second, third and fifth unstressed.

4. An alternative view is that the name evolved directly from the name Constantinople, with the first and third syllables dropped.

5. For example, nerciqsugnarquq "(s)he probably will eat" is has the stress pattern [('nəχ)(tʃiq.'sux)naχ.qoq], with stress on the first and third syllables.

6. Because the first and third syllables are weak, they are deleted in this word in Ottawa: nmakzin.

7. The first and third syllables are metrically weak and are deleted in Ottawa: nmakzinan.

8. The primary pattern stresses the first and third syllables, while the main focus of the stress falls on the last syllable that is stressed.

9. In an amphibrachic pair, each word is an amphibrach and has the second syllable stressed and the first and third syllables unstressed.