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i have the following question: Let us assume we have the following list:


I need a function that always takes three values of this list and put the Mean of these three values into a new list so I want to end with:


How can i do this easily?

Thank you in advance

Edit: Thank you very much

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marked as duplicate by Mr.Wizard May 30 '14 at 9:24

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If you've received a satisfactory answer to your question, you don't have to edit your post to say thank you, you should accept the answer instead. –  Rahul May 30 '14 at 8:42
And you should upvote any answer you like, too. –  Yves Klett May 30 '14 at 8:45
I changed the marked duplicate to one that truly is a duplicate. Please also see the questions linked in my answer there. –  Mr.Wizard May 30 '14 at 9:30

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This partitions the list into a list of lists with three elements each, and then finds the mean of each list and stores the results in a list. This will only work for lists of length 3, 6, etc.

In the example you've given, there's a stray $0$ which I think you may have missed.

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