Median is a way of finding the middle number in a list of numbers. To find the median, you first need to put all the numbers in order from smallest to biggest. Then, if there is an odd number of numbers, the median is the middle number. If there is an even number of numbers, the median is the average (mean) of the two middle numbers. For example, the median of the numbers 8, 4, 5, 7, and 1 would be 5 because that is the middle number when they are put in order (1, 4, 5, 7, 8). The median of 8, 4, 5, 7, 1, and 10 would be (5+7)/2, which equals 6.