a sequential file contains 50,000 records, and 5 milliseconds are required to interrogate an entry. How long should we expect to wait when retrieving a record from the middle of the file?

a sequential file contains 50,000 records, and 5 milliseconds are required to interrogate an entry. How long should we expect to wait when retrieving a record from the middle of the file?
antatianaAsked:
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QlemoConnect With a Mentor Batchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
This is so easy it HAS to be homework. If you think a little, you should get the answer by yourself. Think about "what is the middle", and then "how many records are that"?
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
This is the second question of yours that also sounds a lot like a homework or exam question.

If so we can only provide general guidance.

Please clarify.
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