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# Set S = {x, -8, -5, -4, 4, 6, 9, y} with elements arranged

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Set S = {x, -8, -5, -4, 4, 6, 9, y} with elements arranged  [#permalink]

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Set S = {x, -8, -5, -4, 4, 6, 9, y} with elements arranged in increasing order. If the median and the mean of Set S are the same, what is the value of
|x|−|y|?

a) -1
b) 0
c) 1
d) 2
e) cannot be determined

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Re: Set S = {x, -8, -5, -4, 4, 6, 9, y} with elements arranged  [#permalink]

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sananoor wrote:
Set S = {x, -8, -5, -4, 4, 6, 9, y} with elements arranged in increasing order. If the median and the mean of Set S are the same, what is the value of
|x|−|y|?

a) -1
b) 0
c) 1
d) 2
e) cannot be determined

Discussed here: a-set-s-x-8-5-4-4-6-9-y-with-elements-arrang-155299.html

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