## Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

median = $3.5$
Arrange the scores from least to greatest to obtain: $1, 2, 3, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8$ There are eight numbers. The middle numbers are 3 and 4. The median will be the mean of these two numbers. Thus, median = $\dfrac{3+4}{2} = \dfrac{7}{2} = 3.5$