Lynx, Destroyer of Worlds (with Science!) (lynxreign) wrote,
Lynx, Destroyer of Worlds (with Science!)

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OK, we all know what an average is.
If you want the mean of a set of numbers, say: 2,3,4,5,101
You add them together 115
and divide by the number of entries getting 23
However, if I want the median of 2,3,4,5,101
then I just find the midpoint and the answer is 4?
That seems wrong somehow.
I haven't done this in a long time.

Would someone please clarify?

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