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In a data set, the value that half the data points fall below and half the data points fall above. It is used along with the mean; it is not as influenced by extreme values as the mean.


The middle number of a series. See also mean, which includes examples.

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But then again, with the exception of Little League and other tag day appeals, all of Worcester's needy I have encountered confined themselves to the sidewalk and median strip. They did not yell or pester.
He said on the special directions of Chairman CDA Maroof Afzal, green belts and median strips, entry and exit points of the city are being decorated with colourful flowers.
On the special directions of Chairman CDA, Maroof Afzal, Environment Wing of the Authority is busy in beautifying the green belts along the major avenues, median strips and entry points of the city with colorful flower beds.
And, it's got the Shrewsbury Street Area Merchants Association, which plans events and keeps an eye out, and which rolls out the welcome mat in the form of gorgeous flower displays in the median strips.