The scores of set of final year students in the first semester examination in a paper are 41, 29, 55, 21, 47, 70, 70, 40, 43, 56, 73, 23, 50, 50. Find the median of the scores.

A.
47 
B.
50 
C.
48(frac{1}{2}) 
D.
48 
E.
49
Correct Answer: Option C
Explanation
By rearranging 21, 23, 29, 40, 41, 43 47, 50 50, 55, 56, 70, 70, 73
The median = (frac{47 + 50}{2})
(frac{97}{2})
= 48(frac{1}{2})