# Median of 10, 15, 7, x, 27, 30 is 16, then x =

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Median of 10, 15, 7, x, 27, 30 is 16, then x =

A) 15

B) 17

C) 16

D) 18

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Correct option is (B) 17

Ascending order of given observations is 7, 10, 15, X, 27, 30.

Median = 16   (given)

$\therefore$ $\frac{15+X}2=16$

$\Rightarrow$ 15 + X = 32

$\Rightarrow$ X = 32 - 15 = 17

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Correct option is  B) 17