Find the median of the observations, 59, 75, 68, 70, 74, 75, 80. - Algebra

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Find the median of the observations, 59, 75, 68, 70, 74, 75, 80.

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Solution

The observations in ascending order: 59, 68, 70, 74, 75, 75, 80.

Since, the number of observation, n = 7, which is odd.

Median = `( (n + 1) / 2)^"th"` = `(( 7 + 1 ) / 2)^"th"` = `(8/2)^"th"` = 4th Observation 74

So, the median of the observations is 74.

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Chapter 7: Statistics - Practice set 7.5 [Page 125]

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Balbharati Mathematics 1 Algebra 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 7 Statistics
Practice set 7.5 | Q (2) | Page 125

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