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Question

# The line graph above shows the average price of one metric ton of oranges, in dollars, for each of seven months in 2014.Which of the following is closest to the median price, in dollars, of the seven recorded prices of one metric ton of oranges?

Hint:

## The correct answer is: 808

### From the graph, we getApproximate average price of one metric ton of oranges in February=776\$Approximate average price of one metric ton of oranges in March= 809\$Approximate average price of one metric ton of oranges in April = 841\$Approximate average price of one metric ton of oranges in May = 835\$Approximate average price of one metric ton of oranges in June= 833\$Approximate average price of one metric ton of oranges in July= 780\$Approximate average price of one metric ton of oranges in August=770\$We arrange the above values in ascending order:770   776   780   809   833   835   841We have seven values in the data, seven is an odd number.So,Median=  value = 4th value which is 809Hence, the median of the average price is 809\$From the options given, 808 is closest to the 809.Hence, the correct option is B)

Note:
To find the closest value to 809, we need to find the difference between 809 and the numbers given in the options, and choose the minimum one to get the closest value
The formula for mean, median and mode must be always kept in mind.