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A biologist wants to estimate the median width of over 200 oak trees in a forest. Ten trees were selected at random, and their widths, in centimeters, were recorded. 63, 59, 12, 43, 71, 35, 28, 52, 47, 26 What is the estimated median width of all oak trees in the forest? same thing @cman456

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Okay so first you organize all the numbers from lowest to highest,

  2. gabbyalicorn
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    12 26 28 35 43 47 52 59 63 71

  3. anonymous
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    Yep, and you cross one of each side till you get to the middle number!

  4. gabbyalicorn
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    43 and 47

  5. anonymous
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    Good! so if there is a even amount, you add the two together and then divide by two:)

  6. anonymous
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    so 47+43= 90.. 90/2=45! so 45 is your median :)

  7. gabbyalicorn
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    thank you!!!!

  8. anonymous
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    Anytime :)

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