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Puzzle ID:#49538
Fun:*** (2.11)
Difficulty:** (1.14)
Category:Math
Submitted By:fishmedAus******mod

 

 

 



The following table represents the attendance at Still's High School football games this month.

Game 1: 456
Game 2: 508
Game 3: 399
Game 4: 550
Game 5: n

If the median attendance for the five games was 456, and no two games had the same attendance, which of the following numbers represents the highest possible attendance for game 5?

400, 455, 457, 478, 549

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Comments

addspras**
Aug 03, 2012

It is obvious that for 456 to be the median the answer is below 456, hence 455. But why can't the answer be 400? that too is below 456.
fishmedAus*
Aug 03, 2012

It asks what is the highest possible attendance of the list, not all possible answers. Thus, 400 does not fit.
eighsseAus*
Jul 28, 2013

Very easy :]

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