# If four test scores are 87, 92, 76, 89, what minimum fifth score is needed for the median to be 89?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 3, 2015

89

#### Explanation:

89 must be the 3rd smallest number out of the 5 numbers.

There are already 2 numbers smaller than 89.

Therefore the new number must be larger than or equal to 89.