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Joaquin and Trisha are playing a game in which the lower median wins the game. Their scores are shown below. Joaquin’s scores: 75, 72, 85, 62, 58, 91 Trisha’s scores: 92, 90, 55, 76, 91, 74 Which supports the conclusion that Joaquin won the game? A. Joaquin won because the median of his scores is 73.5 and the median of Trisha’s scores is 83. B. Joaquin won because the median of his scores is 83 and the median of Trisha’s scores is 73.5. C. Trisha won because the median of her scores is 73.5 and the median of Joaquin’s scores is 83. D. Trisha won because the median of her scores is 83 and the median of Joaquin’s scores is 73.5.

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musicdiamond2

Median is defined as the middle term when the scores are arranged in increasing/decreasing order. Joaquin's scores: 58, 62, 72, 75, 85, 91        Median: 73.5 Trisha's scores: 55, 74, 76, 90, 91, 92          Median: 83 The answer is letter A. 

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