**Definition:**

The median is the score located at the center of a distribution. Consider this set of numbers: 2, 3, 6, 8, 10. The median of this number distribution is 6. For distributions with an even number of scores, take the average of the two middle scores to find the median.

You can also learn more about how to identify and calculate the mean, median, and mode.

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