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    Confusing stats portal median question

    what is the medians position ... (n+1)/2 says 5.5 but that is not an option what do i do? the options are 1-10
    1. 1,033,593
    2. 1,004,684.5
    3. 1,004,685
    4. 2,009,366.5
    5. 2,009,367
    6. 2,067,185.5
    7. 3,100,778
    8. 3,014,051.5
    9. 3,014,052
    10. 3,014,052.5
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    Quote Originally Posted by willykazen View Post
    what is the medians position ... (n+1)/2 says 5.5 but that is not an option what do i do? the options are 1-10
    1. 1,033,593
    2. 1,004,684.5
    3. 1,004,685
    4. 2,009,366.5
    5. 2,009,367
    6. 2,067,185.5
    7. 3,100,778
    8. 3,014,051.5
    9. 3,014,052
    10. 3,014,052.5
    This makes no sense. Post the whole question please.
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    the median is the mean of position 5 and 6 but i can only choose 5 or 6 i was told to use 5 as it is the smaller but i didnt find that justified
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