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Five offices have an average of 8 people per office and a median of 7

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Five offices have an average of 8 people per office and a median of 7 people per office, and none of the offices are vacant. What is the maximum number of people who can be in the largest office?

(A) 23

(B) 24

(C) 25

(D) 26

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Average is 8 which means 8*5 = 40 people in total
Median is 7. Thus to maximise, we can choose as follows:
1 1 7 7 (maximum)
Thus max is 40 - 16 = 24

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