Question 49

waecmaths question: 

The following are scores obtained by some students in a test

8              18           10           14           18           11           13           14           13           17           15           8              16           13

Find the median score

Option A: 

14.5

Option B: 

14.0 

Option C: 

13.5

Option D: 

13.0

waecmaths solution: 

Arranging the given data in increasing order of magnitude

8, 8, 10, 11, 13, 13, 13,14, 14, 15, 16, 17,18, 18

The median fallen on 13 and 14

The median will be $\frac{13+14}{2}=\frac{27}{2}=13.5$

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