# What Do Mean and Median Mean?

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### Objective

Students will decide when mean vs median best summarizes data.

Students will use the Mean and Median Machine rather than calculate by hand.

### Steps

1. First, they decide which works better, mean or median when Bill Gates enters the group.
2. Next, students calculate the mean and median when Bill Gates has \$5000 and \$10 000.
3. Now, they determine how low their final test score can be to still earn a 90% in a class.
4. After revealing that there's no way to not get an A when the median is used, students pick their one data to analyze with mean and median.

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