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# Is it possible to have a median of 0 when dealing with whole positive numbers?

Updated: 9/17/2023

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This is not possible, as to be the median the number must be part of the set and 0 is not a positive number.

If 0 was meant to be included, the set would have to consist of more 0 terms than all other terms combined. That is, if x were any positive integer, 0, x, x or 0, 0, x, x could not have a median of 0, while 0, 0, 0, x, x would for certain.

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