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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## The sum of the mean, the median, and the range of . . . . tagged by: Vincen ##### This topic has 4 expert replies and 0 member replies ### Top Member ## The sum of the mean, the median, and the range of . . . . The sum of the mean, the median, and the range of the set {1, 2, 6} equals which one of the following values? A. 2 B. 4 C. 6 D. 8 E. 10 The OA is the option E. Why is E the correct option? I don't understand why is 10. Can any expert help me? Thanks in advanced. ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 May 2010 Posted: 15385 messages Followed by: 1872 members Upvotes: 13060 GMAT Score: 790 Vincen wrote: The sum of the mean, the median, and the range of the set {1, 2, 6} equals which one of the following values? A. 2 B. 4 C. 6 D. 8 E. 10 Mean = (1+2+6)/3 = 3. Median = middle value = 2. Range = biggest - smallest = 6-1 = 5. Sum = mean + median + range = 3+2+5 = 10. The correct answer is E. _________________ Mitch Hunt Private Tutor for the GMAT and GRE GMATGuruNY@gmail.com If you find one of my posts helpful, please take a moment to click on the "UPVOTE" icon. Available for tutoring in NYC and long-distance. For more information, please email me at GMATGuruNY@gmail.com. Student Review #1 Student Review #2 Student Review #3 Free GMAT Practice Test How can you improve your test score if you don't know your baseline score? Take a free online practice exam. Get started on achieving your dream score today! Sign up now. ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 08 Dec 2008 Posted: 13038 messages Followed by: 1251 members Upvotes: 5254 GMAT Score: 770 Vincen wrote: The sum of the mean, the median, and the range of the set {1, 2, 6} equals which one of the following values? A. 2 B. 4 C. 6 D. 8 E. 10 Given: {1, 2, 6} Mean = (1 + 2 + 6)/3 = 9/3 = 3 Median = 2 Range = 6 - 1 = 5 SUM = 3 + 2 + 5 = 10 Answer: E Cheers, Brent _________________ Brent Hanneson â€“ Creator of GMATPrepNow.com Use my video course along with Sign up for free Question of the Day emails And check out all of these free resources GMAT Prep Now's comprehensive video course can be used in conjunction with Beat The GMATâ€™s FREE 60-Day Study Guide and reach your target score in 2 months! ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 04 Oct 2017 Posted: 551 messages Followed by: 11 members Upvotes: 180 Quote: The sum of the mean, the median, and the range of the set {1, 2, 6} equals which one of the following values? A. 2 B. 4 C. 6 D. 8 E. 10 Hi Vincen, Let's take a look at your question. Let's first find the mean of the set {1, 2, 6}. $$Mean\ =\ \frac{Sum}{\text{Number of quantities}}$$ $$Mean\ =\ \frac{1+2+6}{3}=\frac{9}{3}=3$$ Median is the middle value of the data when it is arranged in ascending or descending order. Data is in ascending order, therefore, $$Median\ =\ 2$$ Range is the difference between the largest and smallest value. $$Range\ =\ 6\ -\ 1\ =\ 5$$ $$Sum\ =\ 3+2+5=10$$ Therefore, Option E is correct. Hope it helps. I am available if you'd like any follow up. _________________ GMAT Prep From The Economist We offer 70+ point score improvement money back guarantee. Our average student improves 98 points. Free 7-Day Test Prep with Economist GMAT Tutor - Receive free access to the top-rated GMAT prep course including a 1-on-1 strategy session, 2 full-length tests, and 5 ask-a-tutor messages. Get started now. ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 09 Apr 2015 Posted: 1465 messages Followed by: 19 members Upvotes: 39 Vincen wrote: The sum of the mean, the median, and the range of the set {1, 2, 6} equals which one of the following values? A. 2 B. 4 C. 6 D. 8 E. 10 The mean is 9/3 = 3, the median is 2, and the range is 6 - 1 = 5. Thus, the sum is 10. Answer: E _________________ Jeffrey Miller Head of GMAT Instruction jeff@targettestprep.com See why Target Test Prep is rated 5 out of 5 stars on BEAT the GMAT. Read our reviews • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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