Posted by **ruslan** on Monday, July 19, 2010 at 11:24pm.

3. Which statement is true about the following set of data?

18, 17, 21, 24, 21

a.The mean is greater than the median.

b.The median is less than the mode.

c.The mean and median are the same number.

d.The median and the mode are the same number.

- 9 grade math -
**drwls**, Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 6:20am
For the defnition of the median of a set, see

http://www.mathwords.com/m/median_of_a_set_of_numbers.htm

The mean is the average value. Add them up and divide by 5. In this case, it is 20.2

The mode is the number that appears most often. Can you guess what that is? In this case it is the same as the mean.

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