# What is the median of the following numbers?: 16, 9, 10, 5, 4?

Dec 17, 2015

$9$

#### Explanation:

The median of a set of numbers is halfway through the set (at the middle of the set).

To find the median, sort the set of numbers in order from least to greatest.

This gives us

$4 , 5 , 9 , 10 , 16$

The middle number is $9$. It is the median of this set of data.