Q: Is the mean influenced more than the median by a few extreme scores at one end of the distribution?

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The median is the number in the middle. Arrange all the scores from smallest to biggest and the middle on is the median if there is an odd number of scores. If there is an even number of scores, find the mean of the two middle numbers and that is the median.

the sum of the scores divided by the number of scores submitted

If scores of zero are permitted, the lowest median is 2 as in (0,1,2,3,44) and the highest median is 10 as in (8,9,10,11,12). If a zero score is not permitted, then the lowest median is 3 as in (1,2,3,4,40).

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The distribution is skewed to the right.

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No. That is one of the reasons it is used in preference to the mean.No, it is not.

To find the median of Wednesday's test scores, first arrange the scores in numerical order from least to greatest, then select the middle value as the median. If there is an even number of scores, the median is the average of the two middle values.

The median is the number in the middle. Arrange all the scores from smallest to biggest and the middle on is the median if there is an odd number of scores. If there is an even number of scores, find the mean of the two middle numbers and that is the median.

Of the mean, median and mode the mean would be most affected.

The mean of a distribution of scores is the average.

the number that is in the middle of that particular set of numbers.

No, extremely high or low values will not affect the median. Because the median is the middle number of a series of numbers arranged from low to high, extreme values would only serve as the end markers of the values.

the sum of the scores divided by the number of scores submitted

Yes. That is how the median is defined.