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# After 6 games, team B had an average of 61.5 points per game

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After 6 games, team B had an average of 61.5 points per game [#permalink]

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29 Sep 2011, 10:10
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After 6 games, team B had an average of 61.5 points per game. If it got only 47 points in game 7, how many more points does it need to score to get its total above 500?

(A) 85
(B) 74
(C) 67
(D) 53
(E) 28
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Last edited by Bunuel on 23 Apr 2014, 07:23, edited 1 time in total.
Renamed the topic, edited the question, added the OA and moved to PS forum.

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29 Sep 2011, 15:24
(6*61.5) + 47 +x >500

369+47+x > 500

416+x >500

=> x>84

There is something wrong with your post. are you sure the answer is 83.5?

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29 Sep 2011, 15:39
I agree with Spidy001. Answer is X>84, and not X>83.5

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01 Oct 2011, 02:48
500<(61.5*6-47)+ x
x>84
x=84 gives exactly 500
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Re: PS- After 6 games [#permalink]

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11 Feb 2013, 03:59
Bunuel,
I believe the question should be

What is the least no of points does the team need to score to get its total above 500?

Then you could use 501 as the base point.. if not, above 500 can be any number. .
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