The accompanying table represents the number of cell phone minutes

used for one week by 23 users.

Number of

Minutes71–80 61–70 51–60 41–50 31–40

Number of

Users10 7 2 3 1

Which interval contains the median?

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- March 10th 2009, 10:00 AMsri340median problem
The accompanying table represents the number of cell phone minutes

used for one week by 23 users.

**Number of**

**Minutes**71–80 61–70 51–60 41–50 31–40

**Number of**

**Users**10 7 2 3 1

Which interval contains the median?

- March 10th 2009, 07:52 PMmathaddict
- March 10th 2009, 09:55 PMmatheagle
Since there are 23 observations, the median is the 12th largest, which is the same as the 12th smallest. That observation has 11 observations that are smaller and 11 that are larger. So go find your 12th order statistic.