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B $120,000 C$130,000
D $170,000 E$200,000

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21 Jan 2019, 00:12
To find the median of 25 numbers

=> $$\frac{25+1}{2}$$
=> $$\frac{26}{2}$$
=> 13th number in the set
=> 170,000

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21 Jan 2019, 07:05
Bunuel wrote:

The preceding table shows a business’s spending over a 25-day period, in thousands of dollars. For each number amount earned in the first row, the second row gives the number of days that the business spent that amount. What was the median amount of money that the business spent during the 25-day period?

A $100,000 B$120,000
C $130,000 D$170,000
E $200,000 Attachment: 2019-01-21_1130.png median of 25 days period would be the amount spent on 13th day which as per the given info falls under amount 170,000 IMO D _________________ If you liked my solution then please give Kudos. Kudos encourage active discussions. Director Joined: 09 Mar 2018 Posts: 909 Location: India Re: The preceding table shows a business’s spending over a 25-day period [#permalink] ### Show Tags 21 Jan 2019, 07:19 Bunuel wrote: The preceding table shows a business’s spending over a 25-day period, in thousands of dollars. For each number amount earned in the first row, the second row gives the number of days that the business spent that amount. What was the median amount of money that the business spent during the 25-day period? A$100,000
B $120,000 C$130,000
D $170,000 E$200,000

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IMO D

Since n is odd, median will be n+1/2 = 13th term

Now if you notice 13th day will lie in 4th column of this table, the value will become \$170,000
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