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In a class there are 35 boys and 46 girls. The mean marks of boys are 50. The mean mark of class is 40. Find the mean marks of girls.

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Total marks of boys = 35*50 → 1750

Total marks of girls = 46*gave

Total marks of class = (35 + 46)*40 → 81*40 → 3240

 

So we must have:  1750 + 46*gave = 3240

 

 46*gave = 3240 - 1750 

 

gave = (3240 - 1750)/46 ≈ 32.4

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Alan  Sep 17, 2017

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