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anonymous

  • one year ago

When you are looking at a group of data sets, why might it be that the mean would change, but the median would not? This is the data I happen to be working with, if it helps: I. Mean = $50,410 Median = $50,000 II. Mean = $106,100 Median = $50,000 III. Mean= $55,090 Median = $50,000

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  1. amistre64
    • one year ago
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    what defines the median of a set?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    the median is the middle value

  3. amistre64
    • one year ago
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    can 2 or more sets have the same middle value but differ in other values?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes they can

  5. amistre64
    • one year ago
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    the mean depends on the sum of a set; sums differ depending on the numbers the median depends on the position of a value ... positions can hold the same value.

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ok that makes sense now. Thanks for your help!

  7. amistre64
    • one year ago
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    youre welocme

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