Here is an easy Descriptive Statistics Data Sufficiency Question What is the median of a set of 10 positive integers? 1. The numbers are in an AP with the first term being 10 2. The arithmetic mean of these 10 numbers is 55 Answer - Choice C Explanatory Answer Break down the process of solving any DS question into 3 mandatory steps and 1 optional step. Step 1 : … [Read more...] about Arithmetic Mean – Data Sufficiency

# GMAT Mean

## GMAT Data Sufficiency – Statistics: Mean Median

This data sufficiency question tests your understanding of Inequalities and descriptive statistics.QuestionIs 'b' the median of 3 numbers a, b, and c?1. b/a = c/b2. ab < 0The correct answer is C. Both the statements together are sufficient to answer the question.Explanatory answerWhen the numbers a, b, and c are arranged in an ascending order, the middle number is the … [Read more...] about GMAT Data Sufficiency – Statistics: Mean Median

## Mean, Median & Mode – Descriptive Statistics

Here is an interesting question from Descriptive Statistics. The question tests your basic understanding of Mean, Median and ModeQuestionAn analysis of the monthly incentives received by 5 salesmen : The mean and median of the incentives is $7000. The only mode among the observations is $12,000. Incentives paid to each salesman were in full thousands. What is the difference … [Read more...] about Mean, Median & Mode – Descriptive Statistics

## GMAT Descriptive Statistics : Averages

Question If the average of 5 positive integers is 40 and the difference between the largest and the smallest of these 5 numbers is 10, what is the maximum value possible for the largest of these 5 integers? A. 50B. 52C. 49D. 48E. 44 Correct Answer : Choice D. 48 ExplanationThe average of 5 positive integers is 40. i.e., the sum of these integers = 5*40 = 200 Let … [Read more...] about GMAT Descriptive Statistics : Averages

## Mean, Median – GMAT Descriptive Statistics

HiQuestions testing you understanding of the link betwen Mean and Median are frequently tested in the GMAT.Here is a basic but interesting question on the combo.QuestionPositive integers from 1 to 45, inclusive are placed in 5 groups of 9 each. What is the highest possible average of the medians of these 5 groups?A. 25B. 31C. 15D. 26E. 23 Correct AnswerChoice B. 31 is the … [Read more...] about Mean, Median – GMAT Descriptive Statistics