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# In six successive games, a baseball team scored 3 runs once, 6 runs tw

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In six successive games, a baseball team scored 3 runs once, 6 runs twice, and 9 runs three times. What was the average (arithmetic mean) number of runs the team scored per game over the six-game period?

A. 8
B. 7
C. 6
D. 5
E. 4

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18 Jun 2019, 00:50
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In six successive games, a baseball team scored 3 runs once, 6 runs twice, and 9 runs three times. What was the average (arithmetic mean) number of runs the team scored per game over the six-game period?

A. 8
B. 7
C. 6
D. 5
E. 4

Average = Sum/total number; (3*1+6*2+9*3)/6; taking 3 common gives 3(1+4+9)/6=14/2=7 IMO B
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18 Jun 2019, 05:23
Bunuel wrote:
In six successive games, a baseball team scored 3 runs once, 6 runs twice, and 9 runs three times. What was the average (arithmetic mean) number of runs the team scored per game over the six-game period?

A. 8
B. 7
C. 6
D. 5
E. 4

total sum ; 42 ; avg of 6 games;7
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18 Jun 2019, 06:59
Bunuel wrote:
In six successive games, a baseball team scored 3 runs once, 6 runs twice, and 9 runs three times. What was the average (arithmetic mean) number of runs the team scored per game over the six-game period?

A. 8
B. 7
C. 6
D. 5
E. 4

team scored 3 runs once, 6 runs twice, and 9 runs three times

—> Total runs scored = 3*1 + 6*2 + 9*3 = 42

Average = 42/6 = 7 runs per game

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22 Jun 2019, 08:10
Bunuel wrote:
In six successive games, a baseball team scored 3 runs once, 6 runs twice, and 9 runs three times. What was the average (arithmetic mean) number of runs the team scored per game over the six-game period?

A. 8
B. 7
C. 6
D. 5
E. 4

The average number of runs is:

(3 x 1 + 6 x 2 + 9 x 3)/6 = (3 + 12 + 27)/6 = 42/6 = 7

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