Averages and range

Calculating the median

How to work out the median, the middle value of a set of data when the figures are written in order, with examples.

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Calculating the median

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Factsheet: Calculating the median

        HD1/L1.3 Find the arithmetical average (mean) for a set of data.

        HD1/L2.3 Find the mean, median and mode, and use them as appropriate to compare two sets of data.

        How to calculate the median and compare it with the mean average.