# How do you calculate the number in the middle of 11 and 24?

##### 2 Answers

Feb 5, 2017

#### Answer:

The difference is

#### Explanation:

There's no real middle number (

May 9, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

To find a central value, simply average the two values, which means add them together and divide by

This has many applications in maths:

- Finding the average between two ages, two tests, etc.
- Finding the midpoint of a line:
#M("ave of x's","ave of y's")# - Finding the median of an even number of values.
- Finding the line of symmetry from the
#x# intercepts of a parabola - Finding a fraction exactly halfway between two given fractions.
- Finding the midpoint of a class interval in statistics.

It is the same concept every time: Average the two values to find the one exactly midway between them.