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Posted by **Barbara** on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 10:19am.

I have been working at this all evening and can not seem to feel comfortable with my solutions. Could some help me please and show me how the answer was found. Thank you!

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**Damon**, Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 11:06amHalf the employees earn less than the median and half earn more. I would call the median $28,000.

for the mean:

mean = [(99*28 + 1*766)/100] thousand

= $35,380

The mean is very misleading because so much of it is earned by one person called an "outlier".

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