Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

 It is currently 03 May 2015, 22:35

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Median: What is value of X

 Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics
Author Message
TAGS:
Manager
Joined: 12 Apr 2006
Posts: 218
Location: India
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 24 [0], given: 17

Median: What is value of X [#permalink]  24 Jun 2006, 02:06
Attachments

Median.jpg [ 28.21 KiB | Viewed 700 times ]

SVP
Joined: 01 May 2006
Posts: 1805
Followers: 8

Kudos [?]: 98 [0], given: 0

[#permalink]  24 Jun 2006, 04:13
(A) for me,

median = (8-6) / 2 = 7
average = (4 + 5 + 6 + 8 + 10 + x) / 6 = (33 + x)/6

From the problem, we have also :

median = 6/7 * average
<=> 7 = 6/7 * (33 + x)/6
<=> 49 = 33 + x
<=> x = 16
Manager
Joined: 11 Oct 2005
Posts: 94
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 0

[#permalink]  24 Jun 2006, 08:59
Same A - well explained
Senior Manager
Joined: 07 Apr 2006
Posts: 499
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 0

[#permalink]  24 Jun 2006, 09:45
A - exactly accoring to the explanation - did u guess 16 or something and didnt understand why it was right?
Senior Manager
Joined: 16 Apr 2006
Posts: 280
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 43 [0], given: 2

[#permalink]  25 Jun 2006, 15:04
Quote:
(A) for me,

median = (8-6) / 2 = 7
average = (4 + 5 + 6 + 8 + 10 + x) / 6 = (33 + x)/6

From the problem, we have also :

median = 6/7 * average
<=> 7 = 6/7 * (33 + x)/6
<=> 49 = 33 + x
<=> x = 16

(A). Same explanation just correcting the typo, median = (8+6) / 2 = 7
_________________

Trying hard to achieve something unachievable now....

[#permalink] 25 Jun 2006, 15:04
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
What is the median value of the set R, if for every term in 0 08 Jul 2013, 05:48
8 What is the median value of the set R, if for every term in 19 07 May 2013, 04:27
Set A = , If the median is x/2, what is x 14 29 Jan 2008, 12:17
9 If 0 < x < 1, what is the median of the values x, x^-1, x^2, 10 14 Nov 2006, 12:41
x is an integer greater than 7. What is the median of the 2 24 Jun 2006, 13:49
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Median: What is value of X

 Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.