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# Susan has an average of 86 in three examinations. What grade must she

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Susan has an average of 86 in three examinations. What grade must she receive on her next test to raise her average to 88?

(A) 94

(B) 90

(C) 92

(D) 100

(E) 96

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14 Oct 2019, 05:02
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Susan has an average of 86 in three examinations. What grade must she receive on her next test to raise her average to 88?

(A) 94

(B) 90

(C) 92

(D) 100

(E) 96

Average of 86 in three examinations
--> Sum/3 = 86
--> Sum of 3 scores = 86*3 = 258

Let the fourth test score = $$x$$
--> $$\frac{(258 + x)}{4} = 88$$
--> $$258 + x = 352$$
--> $$x = 94$$

IMO Option A
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