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Arrange the terms in ascending order.

The median is the middle term in the arranged data set. In the case of an even number of terms, the median is the average of the two middle terms.

Remove parentheses.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Add and .

Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Convert the median to decimal.

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