Bunuel wrote:
Each of the n employees at a certain company has a different annual salary. What is the median of the annual salaries of the n employees?
(1) When the annual salaries of the n employees are listed in increasing order, the median is the 15th salary.
(2) The sum of the annual salaries of the n employees is $913,500.
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(DS00254)
We need to find the value of the median salary.
St 1: The median is the 15th salary, so we can say company has 14 + 1 + 14 = 29 employees or n = 29.
We don't get any value for the median salary - Insufficient
St 2: the sum of the annual salaries of the n employees is $913,500
No information about the median salary, as we don’t have any information about the individual salaries.
Combine, we don't get any value for the median salary. Hence OA (E)