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Easy Averages Question - 1

Q1. The average of first five multiples of 3 is:

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Option(B) is correct

Basic Formula: 1,2,3...n1,2,3...n

If nn is odd, the formula is (n+12)th(n+12)th term

The five multiples of 3 is 3,6,9,12,153,6,9,12,15

(n+12)⇒(5+12)th(n+12)⇒(5+12)th term

⇒(62)th⇒(62)th term = 3rd3rd term


Here 3rd3rd term is 9
Edit: For generalisation of the problem, check comment by Sravan Reddy.

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Easy Averages Question - 2

Q2. There are two sections A and B of a class, consisting of 36 and 44 students’ respectively.
If the average weight of section A is 40kg and that of section B is 35kg, find the average we
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Total weight of (36+44=80)


(36+44=80) Students =(36×40+44×35)=(36×40+44×35) kg = 2980 kg

Therefore average weight of the whole class =(298080)=(298080) kg

Therefore average weight = 37.25kg

Edit: For an alternative solution, check comment by Sravan Reddy.

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Easy Averages Question - 3

Q3. The distance between two stations A and B is 778 km. A train covers the journey from A to B
train during the whole journey.

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Average Speed=(2xyx+y)Average Speed=(2xyx+y) km/hr

=(2×84×5684+56)=(2×84×5684+56)

=(2×84×56140)=(2×84×56140)
=67.2 km/hr=67.2 km/hr
Edit: For explanation on the formula used, check comment by Sravan Reddy.

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Easy Averages Question - 4

Q4. The average of 50 numbers is 30. If two numbers, 35 and 40 are discarded, then the average

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Total sum of 48 numbers =(50×30)−(35+40)=(50×30)−(35+40)


=1500−75=1500−75
=1425=1425
Average =(142548)=(142548)

= 29.68

Edit: For an alternative appraoch to solve the question, check comment


by Sravan Reddy.

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Easy Averages Question - 5

Q5. The average score of a cricketer for ten matches is 38.9 runs. If the average for the first six m

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