Why is the answer to this question 336?

The average of 5 distinct scores has the same value as the median of the 5 scores. The sum of the 5 scores is 420. What is the sum of the 4 scores that are NOT the median?

F. 315

G. 320

H. 336

J. 350

K. 360

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  • Vaman
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Median score is 84. The remaining score is 420-84= 336. J is the correct answer.

  • 6 months ago

    420 divided by 5 is 84 so the median is 84. 420 - 84 = 336 so the 4 scores that aren't the median is 336.

  • alex
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    The sum of the 5 scores is 420 --->average = 84 = median

    --> the sum of the 4 scores that are NOT the median = 420 - 84 = ...

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