# Find the Median 18 , 6÷2 7/12

18 , 6÷2712
Arrange the terms in ascending order.
6÷2712,18
The median is the middle term in the arranged data set. In the case of an even number of terms, the median is the average of the two middle terms.
6÷2712+182
Remove parentheses.
6÷2712+182
Convert 2712 to an improper fraction.
A mixed number is an addition of its whole and fractional parts.
62+712+182
To write 2 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 1212.
62⋅1212+712+182
Combine 2 and 1212.
62⋅1212+712+182
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
62⋅12+712+182
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply 2 by 12.
624+712+182
63112+182
63112+182
63112+182
63112+182
Cancel the common factor of 63112+18 and 2.
Factor 2 out of 63112.
233112+182
Factor 2 out of 18.
233112+2⋅92
Factor 2 out of 233112+2⋅9.
2(33112+9)2
Cancel the common factors.
Factor 2 out of 2.
2(33112+9)2(1)
Cancel the common factor.
2(33112+9)2⋅1
Rewrite the expression.
33112+91
Divide 33112+9 by 1.
33112+9
33112+9
33112+9
Simplify each term.
Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.
3(1231)+9
Multiply 3(1231).
Combine 3 and 1231.
3⋅1231+9
Multiply 3 by 12.
3631+9
3631+9
3631+9
To write 9 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 3131.
3631+9⋅3131
Combine 9 and 3131.
3631+9⋅3131
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
36+9⋅3131
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply 9 by 31.
36+27931