Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 15 - Section 15.6 - Other Average Measurements and Percentiles. - Exercise - Page 518: 18


3431.5 mg

Work Step by Step

Write the list in sorted order and find the item(s) in the center of the list. $3414\ mg, 3417\ mg, 3419\ mg, 3427\ mg, \underset\uparrow3431\ mg, \underset\uparrow3432\ mg, 3433\ mg, 3434\ mg, 3435\ mg, 3441\ mg$ Since this set contains an even number of items, find the mean of the 2 center items to determine the median. $\frac{3431+3432}{2}=\frac{6863}{2}=3431.5$
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