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Pat recorded the weights of the first ten fish she caught and released at Mirror Lake this season. The weights were 8 lb, 6 lb, 9 lb, 6 lb, 7 lb, 5 lb, 7 lb, 6 lb, 23 lb, and 6 lb. What is the median of the data set

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    To find the median, you have to put the numbers in order from smallest to largest. Then count to find the middle.

    Example: 20 30 40 50 60
    The median is 40

    Example: 20 30 40 50
    the middle falls between 30 and 40 so the median is 35 (30+40)/2

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