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# Five positive integers, a<=b<=c<=d<=e. If the

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Five positive integers, a<=b<=c<=d<=e. If the [#permalink]  09 Mar 2008, 09:06
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Five positive integers, a<=b<=c<=d<=e. If the median is 40, and the average is 50, what is the least possible value of the largest number?
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Re: PS (least value) [#permalink]  09 Mar 2008, 09:22
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well the sum of all the five integers must be 250..

we know that C is 40..

so assume a=b=c=40 then in that case D and E should be (250-120)=130, if D=E then you get D=E=65
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Re: PS (least value) [#permalink]  09 Mar 2008, 13:05
fresinha12, correct. OA is 65.
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