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GEN MATHS: Median (1 Viewer)

al_x

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Hey guys is there a quick way to find the median in stats? I do it by writing all the scores out in order and then crossing one off each end until i get the median. (i must have been away when we did this in class i was still in the 2U maths class). It's a lot of work, especially when u have over 20 scores. Help?
 

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count how many numbers
half that number
if it is .5 round up to the next number

i am pretty sure
 

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if there is an odd no. of data

median = n + 1 divided by 2. This gives the position of the median, not the median itself.
 

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