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a, b, and c are integers in the set {a, b, c, 51,85,72}.
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a, b, and c are integers in the set {a, b, c, 51,85,72}. Is the median of the set greater than 70? (1) b>c>69 (2) a<c<71
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a, b, and c are integers in the set {a, b, c, 51, 85, 72}. Is the median of the set greater than 70?The median of 6 integers is the average of the middle two, when arranged in ascending/descending order. (1) b > c > 69 > the least values of c and b are 70 and 71, respectively. Even if a is the smallest of the numbers the median = (70 + 71)/2>70 (the set in this case is{a, 51, 70, 71, 72, 85}). Sufficient. (2) a < c < 71. If a=69, b=70, and c is the smallest number, then the set is {c, 51, 69, 70, 72, 85} and the median is less than 70 but if a=69, b=70, and c is the largest number, then the set is {51, 69, 70, 72, 85, c} and the median is greater than 70. Not sufficient. Answer: A.
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Re: a, b, and c are integers in the set {a, b, c, 51,85,72}.
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21 Sep 2013, 01:51
Well, Bunnel i have a question over here  As the question does not specify whether the integers are different or not  in that case if we take 70 and 70 in the first statement than in that case answer will be different  am i right?



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Yeah !!! Missed that one One has to be greater than 69. Well, thanks.



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02 Nov 2013, 19:31
nikhilsehgal wrote: Yeah !!! Missed that one One has to be greater than 69. Well, thanks. came here to post about that very question. Sloppiness kills on this test! It got me too on this question



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