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Is c the median of a, b and c ? (1) b  c = a (2) c = a how
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Re: Is c the median of a, b and c ? (1) b  c = a (2) c = a how
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shrive555 wrote: Is c the median of a, b and c ?
(1) b  c = a
(2) c = a
how quickly you solve this ? write down ur timings. If a set has odd number of terms the median of a set is the middle number when arranged in ascending or descending order; If a set has even number of terms the median of a set is the average of the two middle terms when arranged in ascending or descending order.So the median of the three numbers a, b and c would be the middle term, hence c would be the median in two cases: \(a\leq{c}\leq{b}\) or \(a\geq{c}\geq{b}\).. (1) b  c = a > clearly insufficient. If b=10, c=1, a=9=median, then answer would be NO but if b=10, c=9=median, and a=1, then answer would be YES. (2) c=a > either the three numbers are c, c, b (in ascending order) > media=c or the three numbers are b, c, c (in ascending order) > median=c. Sufficient. Answer: B. Similar question: ds693969.html?hilit=medianHope it helps.
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Re: Is c the median of a, b and c ? (1) b  c = a (2) c = a how
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B. Solved in 10 seconds because I solved a similar problem a few minutes ago. ds693969.html?hilit=median
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Re: Is c the median of a, b and c ? (1) b  c = a (2) c = a how
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B 20 sec... was just studying number theory and then saw this question :p thought at first that i was making a mistake but read the line "how quickly you solve this ? write down ur timings" and was sure that i was right
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Re: Is c the median of a, b and c ? (1) b  c = a (2) c = a how
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Official Solution: For the value of c to be the median, it needs to be the middle number of those 3 numbers. Statement 1: There are many possible situations arising from this statement. In some, c is the median, but in others, it is not. Here are some examples: Yes, c is the median: a = 2, c = 3, b = 5 b  c = a 5  3 = 2 No, c is not the median: c = 2, a = 3, b = 5 b  c = a 5  2 = 3 This statement is insufficient. Statement 2: If two out of the three numbers in a set are equal, then those two numbers must represent the median. For example: 2, 2, 3 c, c, b or 1, 2, 2 b, c, c The only way b could go in the middle is if it also equals c. However, if all three numbers in a set are equal, then they all must be the median. So if a = b = c, the value of c is still the median. For example: 2, 2, 2 c, b, c But since b = c, that's really the same as: 2, 2, 2 c, c, c Thus, from this statement, we know that the value of c is always the median. This statement alone is sufficient.
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