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Calculating the median

AP.STATS: UNC‑1 (EU), UNC‑1.I (LO), UNC‑1.I.3 (EK) CCSS.Math: 6.SP.B.5, 6.SP.B.5c

Problem

The following data points represent the number of slices of pizza that each person at Thorton's birthday party ate.
Answer 2 questions about the data points.
  1. Sort the data from least to greatest.
  1. Find the median number of slices.
    • Your answer should be
    • an integer, like 6
    • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
    • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
    • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
    • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
    • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, start text, p, i, end text or 2, slash, 3, space, start text, p, i, end text
    slices
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