An example of median is the number 50, which is the middle of the range of the values 1-100.
When something is scheduled to last for two months, one month is an example of the median timeframe.
- The middle number, when such a sequence has an odd number of values. For example, in the sequence 3, 4, 14, 35, 280, the median is 14.
- The average of the two middle numbers, when such a sequence has an even number of values. For example, in the sequence 4, 8, 10, 56, the median is 9 (the average of 8 and 10).