# Find the possible values for the Median Worksheet

Objective: I know how to find the possible values for the Median in a given group of numerical observations.

In statistics, mode, median and mean are typical values to represent a pool of numerical observations. They are calculated from the pool of observations.

Mode is the most common value among the given observations. For example, a person who sells ice creams might want to know which flavor is the most popular.

Median is the middle value, dividing the number of data into 2 halves. In other words, 50% of the observations is below the median and 50% of the observations is above the median.

Mean is the average of all the values. For example, a teacher may want to know the average marks of a test in his class.

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Find the possible values for the median

1) x is the median for 7, 3, 10, x and 8.
Find the possible values for x, given that the values are whole numbers.
Possible values for x are or .

2) y is the median for 11, 15, 20, 25, y, 7 and 8.
Find the possible values for y, given that the values are whole numbers.
Possible values for y are , , , , or

3) The median for 4, 8, 3, z and 7 is z.
Find the possible values of z, given that the values are whole numbers.
Possible values for z are , , or

4) The median for 8, 7, w, 10 and 4 is w.
Find the possible values for w, given that the values are whole numbers.
Possible values for w: or

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