# Pre-Algebra Examples

, , , , , , , , , , ,

Step 1

Arrange the terms in ascending order.

Step 2

The median is the middle term in the arranged data set. In the case of an even number of terms, the median is the average of the two middle terms.

Step 3

Remove parentheses.

Step 4

Step 4.1

Factor out of .

Step 4.2

Factor out of .

Step 4.3

Factor out of .

Step 4.4

Cancel the common factors.

Step 4.4.1

Factor out of .

Step 4.4.2

Cancel the common factor.

Step 4.4.3

Rewrite the expression.

Step 4.4.4

Divide by .

Step 5

Add and .

Step 6

Convert the median to decimal.