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If the average (arithmetic mean) of 8, 11, 25, and p is 15, then 8 + 11 + 25 + p=

A. 16
B. 44
C. 56
D. 60
E. 64

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Bunuel wrote:
If the average (arithmetic mean) of 8, 11, 25, and p is 15, then 8 + 11 + 25 + p=

A. 16
B. 44
C. 56
D. 60
E. 64

8 + 11 + 25 + p/ 4 = 15
sum = 60
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$$\frac{8 + 11 + 25 + p}{4}$$ = 15

8 + 11 + 25 + p = 60

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Re: If the average (arithmetic mean) of 8, 11, 25, and p is 15, then 8 + 1  [#permalink]

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A= S/n

n = 4, A = 15, S = (8+11+25+p)

=> (8+11+25+p) = 4 x 15 = 60

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Re: If the average (arithmetic mean) of 8, 11, 25, and p is 15, then 8 + 1  [#permalink]

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Bunuel wrote:
If the average (arithmetic mean) of 8, 11, 25, and p is 15, then 8 + 11 + 25 + p=

A. 16
B. 44
C. 56
D. 60
E. 64
$$8 + 11 + 25 + p = 15*4 = 60$$, Answer must be (D) 60
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Re: If the average (arithmetic mean) of 8, 11, 25, and p is 15, then 8 + 1  [#permalink]

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Bunuel wrote:
If the average (arithmetic mean) of 8, 11, 25, and p is 15, then 8 + 11 + 25 + p=

A. 16
B. 44
C. 56
D. 60
E. 64

We use the formula for the average to create the equation:

(8 + 11 + 25 + p)/4 = 15

8 + 11 + 25 + p = 60

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