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The graph above shows the distribution of the number of days spent on business trips in by a group of employees of Company W. Based on the graph, what is the median number of days spent on business trips in for these employees?

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### Explanation

Choice (A) is correct. There are  employees represented in the graph. If the employees are put in order according to the number of days spent on business trips from least to greatest (or from greatest to least), the median number of days spent on business trips is the number of days spent by the employee in the middle of the list. Since , this is the  th employee (there will be  employees before and  employees after the th employee in a list of  employees). From the graph, it can be seen that the th employee is in the group that spent  days on business trips (since  employees spent  days on business trips,  employees spent  days and  employees spent  days). Therefore, the median number of days spent on business trips in for these employees is .