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M, M and M

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

M, M and M printable sheet

There are several sets of five positive whole numbers with the following properties:

  • Mean = 4
  • Median = 3
  • Mode = 3
Can you find all the different sets of five positive whole numbers that satisfy these conditions?
Can you explain how you know you've found them all?

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