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Statement of Meaning Median means is in the “Middle”
The Median represents the Middle Number in a group of ordered numbers.
Example
4, 8, 2, 1, 5
Ordered Form
1, 2, 4, 5, 8
The Median = 7
Finding the correct Median within a group of Numbers
Step 1
Arrange all the numbers in ordered form from lowest to highest ( least to greatest )
Example:
24, 45, 12, 37, 49
Order form =
12, 24, 37, 45, 49
Finding the Median within the group of numbers ?
The Median represents the middle number within the group. Simply find the middle number which is the Median.
In this Example:
12, 24, 37, 45, 49
37 represents the Median
Finding the Median within the group of numbers with 2 middle numbers ?
If 2 middle numbers are present, simply find the Mean for these 2 numbers.
Example:
14, 18, 21, 25, 44, 46
The 2 Middle Numbers are 21 and 25
= 46
2)
23
23 represents your Median
This example shows you how you can find the "Median" ( Middle ) in ranges.
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