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1. When a student weighing 45 kgs left a class, the average weight of the remaining 59 students increased by 200g. What is the average weight of the remaining 59 students



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Correct Ans:57
Explanation:
Let the average weight of the 59 students be A.
So the total weight of the 59 of them will be 59*A.

The questions states that when the weight of this student who left is added, the total weight of the class = 59A + 45
When this student is also included, the average weight decreases by 0.2 kgs

59A+45 / 60=A−0.2


=> 59A + 45 = 60A - 12
=> 45 + 12 = 60A - 59A
=> A = 57


2. The average weight of a class of 24 students is 35 kg. If the weight of the teacher be included, the average rises by 400 g. The weight of the teacher is



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Correct Ans:45
Explanation:


3. The average age of the mother and her six children is 12 years which is reduced by 5 years if the age of the mother is excluded. How old is the mother



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Correct Ans:42
Explanation:


4. The average of six numbers is X and the average of three of these is Y.If the average of the remaining three is z, then



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Correct Ans:2X=Y+Z
Explanation:
X =((3y+3z)/6)
or
2X= y + z


5. The average age of husband, wife and their child 3 years ago was 27 years and that of wife and the child 5 years ago was 20 years. The present age of the husband is



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Correct Ans:40
Explanation:
Sum of the present ages of husband, wife and child = (27 * 3 + 3 * 3) years = 90 years.

Sum of the present ages of wife and child = (20 * 2 + 5 * 2) years = 50 years.

Husband's present age = (90 - 50) years = 40 years


6. Average of 10 matches is 32, How many runs one should should score to increase his average by 4 runs.



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Correct Ans:76
Explanation:
Average after 11 innings should be 36

So, Required score = (11 * 36) - (10 * 32)
= 396 - 320 = 76


7. Average weight of 10 people increased by 1.5 kg when one person of 45 kg is replaced by a new man. Then weight of the new man is



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Correct Ans:60
Explanation:
Total weight increased is 1.5 * 10 = 15.
So weight of new person is 45+15 = 60


8. A batsman makes a score of 87 runs in the 17th match and thus increases his average by 3. Find his average after 17th match



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Correct Ans:39
Explanation:
Let the average after 17th match is x
then the average before 17th match is x-3

so 16(x-3) + 87 = 17x
=> x = 87 - 48 = 39


9. Average age of boys in a class is 16 years and average age of girls is 15 years, what is the average age of all



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Correct Ans:cant be computed
Explanation:
As number of girls and boys is not given so result cant be computed


10.



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Correct Ans:9
Explanation:
Average=3(1+2+3+4+5) / 5=45 / 5=9


11. Average of 10 numbers is zero. At most how many numbers may be greater than zero



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Correct Ans:9
Explanation:


12. Find the average of first 10 multiples of 7



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Correct Ans:38.5
Explanation:
=7(1+2+3+...+10) / 10


=7(10(10+1)) / 10�2


=7(110) / 10�2=38.5


13.     Find the sum of first 30 natural numbers



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Correct Ans:465
Explanation:
Sum of n natural numbers
=n(n+1)/2


=30(30+1)/2
=30(31)/2=465


14.   Reeya obtained 65, 67, 76, 82 and 85 out of 100 in different subjects, What will be the average.



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Correct Ans:75
Explanation:
65+67+76+82+85/5=75


15. Average of all prime numbers between 30 to 50



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Correct Ans:39.8
Explanation:
Prime numbers between 30 and 50 are:
31, 37, 41, 43, 47

Average of prime numbers between 30 to 50 will be
(31+37+41+43+47/5)=199/5=39.8



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