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# The table above shows the distribution of test scores for a

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SCORE INTERVAL----------------NUMBER OF SCORES

50-59-------------------------- 2
60-69--------------------------10
70-79--------------------------16
80-89--------------------------27
90-99--------------------------18

The table above shows the distribution of test scores for a group of management trainees. Which score interval contains the median of the 73 scores?

A. 60-69
B. 70-79
C. 80-89
D. 90-99
E. It cannot be determined from the information given.
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The table above shows the distribution of test scores for a group of management trainees. Which score interval contains the median of the 73 scores?

Median of 73 data points is the middle term - 37rd score. First 3 score ranges cover total of 28 scores (2+10+16), 37rd will be in fourth range (it covers scores from 29 to 55).

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19 Apr 2011, 19:11
there are 73 scores , which is odd number of scores.

=> median is the middle number 37th term which will be in the 80 -89 range . we have 2+10+16 = 28 in first 3 ranges.

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18 May 2011, 03:27
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13 Nov 2015, 22:17
Bunuel wrote:
The table above shows the distribution of test scores for a group of management trainees. Which score interval contains the median of the 73 scores?

Median of 73 data points is the middle term - 37rd score. First 3 score ranges cover total of 28 scores (2+10+16), 37rd will be in fourth range (it covers scores from 29 to 55).

huow this 37 is coming? I am not getting. could you please elaborate?

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14 Nov 2015, 10:32
robu wrote:
Bunuel wrote:
The table above shows the distribution of test scores for a group of management trainees. Which score interval contains the median of the 73 scores?

Median of 73 data points is the middle term - 37rd score. First 3 score ranges cover total of 28 scores (2+10+16), 37rd will be in fourth range (it covers scores from 29 to 55).

huow this 37 is coming? I am not getting. could you please elaborate?

Let me ask you - which is the middle term, median of 73 scores arranged in ascending order?
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14 Nov 2015, 10:51
Bunuel wrote:
robu wrote:
Bunuel wrote:
The table above shows the distribution of test scores for a group of management trainees. Which score interval contains the median of the 73 scores?

Median of 73 data points is the middle term - 37rd score. First 3 score ranges cover total of 28 scores (2+10+16), 37rd will be in fourth range (it covers scores from 29 to 55).

huow this 37 is coming? I am not getting. could you please elaborate?

Let me ask you - which is the middle term, median of 73 scores arranged in ascending order?

I got it. thankyou.

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