What is a median?
The median is the middle value in an ordered set of data.
Middle number in a set of data
The median is the middle number in a set of data. Consider the set of numbers below:
The median, the number in the middle, would simply be
Now there's two numbers in the middle. To find the median, we add the two numbers up and divide by
The median would be
NOTE: To determine the median of a set of numbers, the numbers have to be listed in order first.