Median for a Frequency Table

Try to find the middle of a frequency table. Using a frequency table of ages, the video shows how to use a formula to determine the position of the median. The resource uses frequency tables with both even and odd numbers of data points.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have the class brainstorm a method to find the median of a large set of data
  • Lead a discussion on why the formula finds the median
Classroom Considerations
  • Individuals should be able to find the median of a group of data
Pros
  • Contains application practice problems
  • Includes an answer key
Cons
  • None
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