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problem: The arithmetic mean of five positive integers is 30. What is the greated possible value of their median? 

 

My answer: i got 48 since i did 1+1+48+50+50. can anyone verify??

 

thanks 

 Dec 21, 2021
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Perfect, that's what I get too!

 Dec 21, 2021
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What about  1 + 1 + 49 + 49 + 50  ?

 Dec 21, 2021
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That answer is wrong.

Guest Dec 21, 2021
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Please explain how that answer is wrong

(sorry if I am missing something very basic)

Guinevere  Dec 21, 2021
edited by Guinevere  Dec 21, 2021
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I do not think that there is anything wrong with Geno's answer.  Thanks Geno.

Melody  Dec 23, 2021

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