Problem

The following data points represent the number of patients that were seen by each doctor at Brodin Medical Center last week.
Sort the data from least to greatest.
  • 4
  • 9
  • 17
  • 7
  • 12
  • 11
  • 5
Find the median number of patients.
  • 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, p, i or 2, slash, 3, space, p, i
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