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**Find the median of the following data :**

**Q1 . 83 , 37 , 70 , 29 , 45 , 63 , 41 , 70 , 34 , 54**

**SOLUTION :**

Numbers are 83 , 37 , 70 , 29 , 45 , 63 , 41 , 70 , 34 , 54

Arranging the numbers in ascending order

29 , 34 , 37 , 41 , 45 , 54 , 63 , 70 , 70 , 83

n = 10(even)

**Q2 . 133 , 73 , 89 , 108 , 94 , 104 , 94 , 85 , 100 , 120**

**SOLUTION :**

Numbers are 133 , 73 , 89 , 108 , 94 , 104 , 94 , 85 , 100 , 120

Arranging the numbers in ascending order

73 , 85 , 89 ,94 , 94 , 100 , 104 , 108 , 120 , 133

n = 10(even)

**Q3. 31 , 38 , 27 , 28 , 36 , 25 , 35 , 40**

**SOLUTION :**

Numbers are 31 , 38 , 27 , 28 , 36 , 25 , 35 , 40

Arranging the numbers in ascending order

25 , 27 , 28 , 31 , 35 , 36 , 38 , 40

n = 8(even)

**Q4 . 15 , 6 , 16 , 8 , 22 , 21 , 9 , 18 , 25**

**SOLUTION :**

Numbers are 15 , 6 , 16 , 8 , 22 , 21 , 9 , 18 , 25

Arranging the numbers in ascending order

6 , 8 , 9 , 15 , 16 , 21 , 22 , 25

n = 9 (odd)

**Q5 . 41 , 43 , 127 , 99 , 71 , 92 , 71 , 58 , 57**

**SOLUTION :**

Numbers are 41 , 43 , 127 , 99 , 71 , 92 , 71 , 58 , 57

Arranging the numbers in ascending order

41 , 43 , 57 , 58 , 71 , 71 , 92 , 99 , 127

n = 9 (odd)

**Q6 . 25 , 34 , 31 , 23 , 22 , 26 , 35 , 29 , 20 , 32**

**SOLUTION :**

Numbers are 25 , 34 , 31 , 23 , 22 , 26 , 35 , 29 , 20 , 32

Arranging the numbers in ascending order

20 , 22 , 23 , 25 , 26 , 29 , 31 , 32 , 34 , 35

n = 10(even)

**Q7 . 12 , 17 , 3 , 14 , 5 , 8 , 7 , 15**

**SOLUTION :**

Numbers are 12 , 17 , 3 , 14 , 5 , 8 , 7 , 15

Arranging the numbers in ascending order

3 , 5 , 7 , 8 , 12 , 14 , 15 , 17

n = 8(even)

**Q8 . 92 , 35 , 67 , 85 , 72 , 81 , 56 , 51 , 42 , 69**

**SOLUTION :**

Numbers are 92 , 35 , 67 , 85 , 72 , 81 , 56 , 51 , 42 , 69

Arranging the numbers in ascending order

35 , 42 , 51 , 56 , 67 , 69 , 72 , 81 , 85 , 92

n = 10(even)

**Q9. Numbers 50 , 42 , 35 , 2x + 10 , 2x â€“ 8 , 12 , 11 , 8 are written in descending order and their median is 25 , find x.**

**SOLUTION :**

Given the number of observation , n = 8

Given median = 25

âˆ´ 2x+1 = 25

â‡’ 2x = 24

â‡’ x = 12

**Q10 . Find the median of the following observations : 46 , 64 , 87 , 41 , 58 , 77 , 35 , 90 , 55 , 92 , 33 .If 92 is replaced by 99 and 41 by 43 in the above data, find the new median?**

**SOLUTION :**

Given the numbers are 46 , 64 , 87 , 41 , 58 , 77 , 35 , 90 , 55 , 92 , 33

Arranging the numbers in ascending order

33 , 35 , 41 , 46 , 55 , 58 , 64 , 77 , 87 , 90 , 92

n = 11 (odd)

If 92 is replaced by 99 and 41 by 43

Then the new values are : 33 , 35 , 43 , 46 , 55 , 58 , 64 , 77 , 87 , 90 , 99

n = 11 (odd)

**Q11 . Find the median of the following data : 41 , 43 , 127 , 99 , 61 , 92 , 71 , 58 , 57 .If 58 is replaced by 85 , what will be the new median ?**

**SOLUTION :**

Given the numbers are 41 , 43 , 127 , 99 , 61 , 92 , 71 , 58 , 57

Arranging the numbers in ascending order

41 , 43 , 57 , 58 , 61 , 71 , 92 , 99 , 127

n = 9 (odd)

If 58 is replaced by 85

Then the new values be in order are : 41 , 43 , 57, 61 , 71 , 85 , 92 , 99 , 127

**Q12 . The weights (in kg) of 15 students are : 31 , 35 , 27 , 29 , 32 , 43 , 37 , 41 , 34 , 28 , 36 , 44 , 45 , 42 , 30.Find the median . If the weight 44 kg is replaced by 46 kg and 27 kg by 25 kg , find the new median .**

**SOLUTION :**

Given the numbers are 31 , 35 , 27 , 29 , 32 , 43 , 37 , 41 , 34 , 28 , 36 , 44 , 45 , 42 , 30

Arranging the numbers in ascending order

27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 , 32 , 34 , 35 , 36 , 37 , 41 , 42 , 43 , 44 , 45.

n = 15 (odd)

**Q13. The following observation s have been arranged in ascending order. If the median of the data is 63 , find the value of x : 29 , 32 , 48 , 50 , x , x + 2 , 72 , 78 , 84 , 95.**

**SOLUTION :**

Total number of observation in the given data is 10 (even number) . So median of this data will be mean of 10/2 i . e, 5^{th} observation and

So, median of data

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