Median: the Middle TermDate: 9/14/96 at 14:34:31 From: Anonymous Subject: Median What is the median? Date: 9/14/96 at 21:5:5 From: Doctor Robert Subject: Re: Median If you have a set of numbers (your data) and you put the numbers in either ascending or descending order, the middle term is the median. If there are an even number of terms, then the median is the average of the two middle terms. Here are two examples: 1,2,3,12,15 The median is 3 1,2,4,5,6,9 The median is 4.5 -Doctor Robert, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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