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This problem trains for: SAT-I, AMC-8, GMAT.

Let a, b, c be real numbers such that:

After ordering the values:

which one is the median?

(adapted from Vilcea Invitational Math Contest, 1984 - Romania)

The ordering is:

The median is the middle number: