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A list of ten distinct, positive integers has a median of 5.5.  What is the smallest possible average of the ten positive integers?  Explain your ansswer in complete sentences.

 Mar 7, 2023
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Why don't you try:

 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10=55

 

Average = 55 / 10 = 5.5

 

Median = [5 + 6] / 2 = 5.5

 Mar 7, 2023
edited by Guest  Mar 7, 2023

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