Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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gives the median of the elements in list.

gives the median of the symbolic distribution dist.


  • Median[list] gives the center element in the sorted version of list, or the average of the two center elements if list is of even length.
  • Median[{{x1,y1,},{x2,y2,},}] gives {Median[{x1,x2,}],Median[{y1,y2,}]}.
  • Median[dist] is any real number m such that Probability[xm,xdist]1/2 and Probability[xm,xdist]1/2.
Introduced in 2003
| Updated in 2008