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# What is the average score of the bowlers in a bowling

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06 Dec 2008, 13:55
If some one can explain in detail how to answer this DS question I would be greatful. Thanks!

What is the average score of the bowlers in a bowling tournament?

1) Seventy Percent of bowlers average 120 and the other 30 percent average 140.

2) The 300 bowlers in the tournament all bowled 3 games.

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06 Dec 2008, 14:22
A.
(120*70%*S + 140*30%*S) / S = 126
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06 Dec 2008, 15:06
1) 70% avg 120, if total people =x, 0.7x avg 120, total for 0.7x => 84x
30% avg 140, 0.3x avg 140, total for 0.3x => 42x
Overall Total = 126x
Overall total people = x
Therefore, overall avergae = 126x/x = 126

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2) 300 bowlers => no clue how much they scored. INSUFF

Hence A

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