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# Average of numbers in calendar year

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Average of numbers in calendar year [#permalink]  12 Oct 2009, 12:34
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12. What is the mathematical average of the number of days in a typical year, the number of days in a week, and the number of hours in a day?

A. 100
B. 115
C. 132
D. 158
E. 224
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Re: Average of numbers in calendar year [#permalink]  12 Oct 2009, 15:06
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timmaxwell8 wrote:
12. What is the mathematical average of the number of days in a typical year, the number of days in a week, and the number of hours in a day?

A. 100
B. 115
C. 132
D. 158
E. 224

Well don't think this question is mathematically correctly written, but looking at the answer choices the it's supposed the answer to be 132.

(365+7+24)/3=132
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Re: Average of numbers in calendar year [#permalink]  13 Oct 2009, 04:38
timmaxwell8 wrote:
12. What is the mathematical average of the number of days in a typical year, the number of days in a week, and the number of hours in a day?

A. 100
B. 115
C. 132
D. 158
E. 224

answer should be C considering Number of days in year, week and hours as 3 separate things.

PS: question language seems to test SC skills
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Re: Average of numbers in calendar year [#permalink]  13 Oct 2009, 10:51
132 it is
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Re: Average of numbers in calendar year [#permalink]  13 Oct 2009, 11:37
(355 + 7 + 24) / 3 Would give 132
Agree with C
Re: Average of numbers in calendar year   [#permalink] 13 Oct 2009, 11:37
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