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.

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