What is the median of the data shown?
(heights of the members of mrs. smith's class)
It is 72. There are 5 less than 72 and 5 more than 72. A median is the number that there's the same amount of numbers on both sides of it. .
Arrange numbers in increasing order ( they are)
Median is middle number....for a list of even number length it is the average of the middle two in the list
(71+73)/2 = 72 = median