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**donnagirl** The median of a set of data containing 9 items was found. Four data items were added to the set. Two of these items were greater than the original median, and the other 2 items were less than the original median. Which of the following statements must be true about the median of the new data set?

A. It is the average of the 2 new lower values.

**B. **It is the same as the original median.

**C. **It is the average of the 2 new higher values.

**D. **It is greater than the original median.

**E. **It is less than the original median.

How can I show that the median is the same as the original median? (the answer)