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June 10th, 2017, 06:22 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jun 2017 From: Germany Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Weighted average?
Dear Math community I'm struggling with a small math issue and I hope some of you can help. Assume we have a list of numbers 20000 45000 1500 2444 5000 sum: 60944 Now I want to take the first figure (20000) and split it across the 4 remaining sums according to their weight (if that makes sense). Is there a formula for a calculation like this? Thanks in advance 
June 10th, 2017, 12:50 PM  #2 
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My guess  use magnitudes for weights.

June 11th, 2017, 05:13 AM  #3 
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June 11th, 2017, 01:58 PM  #4 
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Total = 45000+1500+2444+5000. First weight = 45000/total, etc.


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