What is Median?

What is Median in Math and how do you calculate Median.


What is median? What is the definition of median and how do you calculate the median? The median is the middle number in a set of numbers that are sorted in numerical order.

The median formula is (number of numbers in your set + 1) / 2 = where the answer is where in the set of numbers the median is. Like the 6th number or something like that.

For example, let's say you have the following numbers

2 4 6 7 23 29 42 54 87

In this case there are 9 numbers, so it will be (9 + 1) / 2 = Which equals the 5th number, thus the median is 23.

Note: If your answer is a fraction, like 5.3th number, then the median is the same as the average. Remember: Median = Middle Value.



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