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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 re-arranging 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})