Posted by Anjali Kaur on Jul 24, 2021

Finding missing Frequency in case of Median

Finding missing frequency in the case of the median involves, using the median formula as median will be given in the question. Then the application of the formula will be helpful.

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Solved Question

Find the missing frequency of the group 20-30 when the median is 28.

Class IntervalFrequency


In this question median is given to us as 28, this means the median class is 20-30.

Rewrite the above table and find cf.

Class IntervalFrequencyCumulative Frequency
10-2085+8 = 13*
20-30*F1*13 + F1
30-401629 +F1
40-50635 + F1
35 + F1

Using the median formula;

We have a median, lower limit

28 = 20 + {(35+F1/2) – 13} X 10 / F1

28- 20 = {(35+F1/2) – 13} X 10 / F1

So, missing frequency is 15.

I hope it was helpful, you can refer to more posts related to the statistics.

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  3. Continuous Series Arithmetic Mean
  4. Inclusive and Exclusive Series – Arithmetic mean
  5. Introduction to the statistics.
  6. Functions and importance of statistics.
  7. Calculating Correct Arithmetic mean

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