Sally knows the number of hours worked per week for five of the her employees is 30, 32, 38, 36 and 30. How many hours must the sixth person work per week if she calms the average employee works 36 hours per week? Round your answer to the nearest whole number. Be sure to show your work.
Why do you have difficulty with a simple question such as this?
What does the average of 36 hours for 6 people mean?
It means: 36 x 6 ==216 hours - total hours of the 6 people.
But you know the exact hours of 5 of them. So:
216 - 30 - 32 - 38 - 36 - 30 ==50 hours worked by the 6th person!!