BBS: Inland Empire Archive Date: 08-15-92 (04:48) Number: 173 From: MING ONG Refer#: NONE To: STEVE CRAVER Recvd: NO Subj: Re: Fomula Conf: (2) Quik_Bas

-=> Quoting Steve Craver to All <=- SC> Does anyone know the correct formula for finding the MEDIAN of an SC> array of numbers? Not the average, just the median. Thanks SC> Steve There is no mathematical formula for the Median. It is performed mechanically as follows: Given a "random" series of an odd set of numbers: 1, 5, 3, 10, 4 the median is: 1, 3, 4, 5, 10 ^ or 4. It is the middle number of the sorted list. Given a "random" series of an even set of numbers: 1, 5, 6, 4, 10, 9 the median is: 1, 4, 5 , 6, 9, 10 ^ or 5 + (6-5)/2 = 5.5 It is the average of the center most number of the sorted list plus the left most digit. ... A clean desk is a sign of a cluttered desk drawer. Blue Wave/QWK v2.10 --- WM v2.04/91-0049 * Origin: Reservation Only! Las Vegas,Nv~702-898-8630~ (1:209/721)

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