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# A machinist's salary at a factory increases by \$2,000 at the

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A machinist's salary at a factory increases by \$2,000 at the end of each full year the machinist works. If the machinist's salary for the fifth year is \$39,000, what is the machinist's average annual salary for his first 21 years at the factory?

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A machinist's salary at a factory increases by \$2,000 at the end of each full year the machinist works. If the machinist's salary for the fifth year is \$39,000, what is the machinist's average annual salary for his first 21 years at the factory?

The average salary = the median salary = {11th year} = {5th year} + 6*2,000 = 39,000 + 12,000 = 51,000.
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