# Is it possible for 75% of the data to be above the median?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 18, 2015

No

#### Explanation:

By definition, the **median** represents the **midpoint** in the data where exactly half (50%) the data falls below and above this point.

Q1 or the the **first quartile** (25%) is the point where 75% of the data is above it.

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