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Frederick J Gravetter + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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9th Edition
Frederick J Gravetter + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337098120

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Section
Chapter 3.3, Problem 3LC
Textbook Problem

Find the precise median for the following scores measuring a continuous variable.

Scores: 1, 4, 5. 5, 5, 6, 7, 8

  1. a. 5
  2. b. 5.17
  3. c. 5.67
  4. d. 6

Expert Solution
To determine

To find: The median of the scores measuring a continuous variable.

Explanation of Solution

Reason for correct answer:

For a continuous variable, the mean equals to median.

The formula to find the mean is,

M=Xn=1+4+5+5+5+6+7+88=4185

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