Both the geometric and

arithmetic index multiplier (divisor) will be released at the close of trading on February 10th, 2006.

Khan (1994), also using an arithmetic index, formulation, estimated TFP growth for the crop subsector during 1980-93.

To measure total factor productivity the most frequently applied techniques in literature on agriculture are: (a) Arithmetic Index (AI); and (b) Tornqvist-Theil Index (TTI).

The estimated annual growth rates of agricultural GDP and the TFP using arithmetic index procedure based on 1960-61 and 1980-81 weights are given in Table 3.

Given the dependence of results for the arithmetic index on which weights are used, a Divisia index is considered to be the appropriate method in this case.

3) An arithmetic index, derived from a linear production function, assumes perfect substitutability between inputs.

In the past five years, they have strategically thought their way to a total return to shareholders of 53%, while the Value Line

arithmetic index (a far better measure of performance than capitalization- or price-weighted indices) had a total return of 104%.

One of the oldest travel indices, developed in the 1950s for Williamsburg, Virginia, is a simple

arithmetic index of hotel/motel receipts, retail sales, and tourist ticket sales.

CFRA recently published a report entitled "Biggest Concerns: Review of 2010 Performance and Themes" that details the underperformance of the companies on the Biggest Concerns list in comparison to the equal-weighted ValueLine Composite

Arithmetic Index.

The S&P Commodity Arithmetic Index (SPCI-A) will track commodities across five sectors - Energy, Metals, Grains, Livestock, and Fibers & Softs.

The index, which is geometrically calculated, follows the same methodology and index construction as the newly launched Arithmetic index, but offers lower volatility.

For more information on Standard & Poor's Commodity Arithmetic Index, please visit http://www.