# What percent of values of a data set are less than the median?

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Jul 23, 2015

#### Answer:

Anywhere between

If all the values in a data set of size

#### Explanation:

If the elements of the data set are arranged in ascending order, then the median is the value of the middle element.

For a large data set with distinct values, the percentage of values less than the median will be just under

Consider the data set