Python statistics.median_low() Method

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Example

Calculate the low median (middle value) of the given data:

# Import statistics Library
import statistics

# Calculate the low middle values
print(statistics.median_low([1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13]))
print(statistics.median_low([1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11]))
print(statistics.median_low([-11, 5.5, -3.4, 7.1, -9, 22]))
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Definition and Usage

The `statistics.median_low()` method calculates the low median of the given data set. This method also sorts the data in ascending order before calculating the low median.

Note: If the number of data values is odd, it returns the exact middle value. If the number of data values is even, it returns the smaller of the two middle values.

Syntax

statistics.median_low(data)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
data Required. The data values to be used (can be any sequence, list or iterator)

Note: If data is empty, it returns a StatisticsError.

Technical Details

Return Value: A `float` value, representing the low median (middle value) of the given data 3.4

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