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01. Average rainfall on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday is 48mm and that of
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday is 49mm. If the amount of rainfall on Monday is
50, calculate the rainfall on Thursday.

02. Average score of 20 students in a test reduces by 4 when the topper who scored 90
is replaced by a new student. How much did the new student score?

03. A batsman has certain average for 9 innings. In the tenth innings he scored 100
runs, there by increasing his average by 8 runs. Find his new average

04. When a student weighing 45 Kgs left the class the weight of remaining 59
students increased by 200gm. What is the average of the remaining 59 students?

05. When i got married ten years ago, my wife was the sixth member in the family.
Today my father died and a baby was born and the average age of the family is same
as it was ten years ago. What was the age of my father when he died?

06. The average monthly salary of 12 workers and 3 managers is 600. When one of
the manager whose salary was rs720, was replaced by new the average went down to
580. What is the salary of the new manager?

07. The average weight of A, B & C is 84kg. When D joins this group, the average
weight becomes 80kg. If another man E, whose weight is 3kg more then that of D
replaces A, the average weight of B, C, D and E becomes 79 kg.
Find the weight of A.

08. The average weight of 24 students is 36kgs. When the weight of the teacher is
included, the average weight increases by 1 kg. Find the weight of teacher.

09. Average of three whole numbers is 36. The smallest is 1/3 largest, the middle
number is twice the smallest. Find the middle number.

10. The average wage for 15 days is 90. During the first 7 days the average was 87
and the average during last 7 was Rs.92. What was the wage on 8th day?

11. Average age of 30 students and a teacher gets reduced by 6 months if we exclude
the teacher. If the average age of the students is 14 years, find the age of the teacher.

12. Average age of a committee of 10 is the same as it was 4 years ago, because old
member is replaced by new. The new is younger than the old by how many years?

13. The difference between the largest and the second largest of 3 numbers is added to
the smallest number. Now, the average of the largest, second largest and the new
number exceeds the average of the original three numbers by 5. By how much does
the largest number exceed the 2nd largest?

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14. In a army of 12000 men consisting Indian and Europeans, the average height of
Indians in the army is 5’.9” while that of the Europeans is 6’.0”. If the average height of
the army is 5’.943”, find the number of Indians in the army.

15. A housewife has to pick one watermelon from the vegetable cart containing a dozen
watermelons with an average weight of 2.5kg per watermelon. If it is known that the
lightest of the watermelons weights not less than 1 kg and the heaviest not more than 6 kg
then which of the following could not be the average weight of the watermelon (all in kg)
on the cart after the housewife has taken per pick?
(a) 2.24 (b) 2.31 (c) 2.8 (d) 2.19


1. In the first 10 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 3.2. What should
be the run rate in the remaining 40 overs to reach the target of 282 runs?
2. A family consists of grandparents, parents and three grandchildren. The
average age of the grandparents is 67 years, that of the parents is 35 years and
that of the grandchildren is 6 years. What is the average age of the family?
3. A grocer has a sale of Rs. 6435, Rs. 6927, Rs. 6855, Rs. 7230 and Rs. 6562 for
5 consecutive months. How much sale must he have in the sixth month so that
he gets an average sale of Rs. 6500?
4. The average of 20 numbers is zero. Of them, at the most, how many may be
greater than zero?
5. The average weight of 8 person's increases by 2.5 kg when a new person
comes in place of one of them weighing 65 kg. What might be the weight of
the new person?
6. The captain of a cricket team of 11 members is 26 years old and the wicket
keeper is 3 years older. If the ages of these two are excluded, the average age
of the remaining players is one year less than the average age of the whole
team. What is the average age of the team?
7. The average monthly income of P and Q is Rs. 5050. The average monthly
income of Q and R is Rs. 6250 and the average monthly income of P and R is
Rs. 5200. The monthly income of P is:
8. The average age of husband, wife and their child 3 years ago was 27 years and
that of wife and the child 5 years ago was 20 years. The present age of the
husband is:
9. A car owner buys petrol at Rs.7.50, Rs. 8 and Rs. 8.50 per litre for three
successive years. What approximately is the average cost per litre of petrol if
he spends Rs. 4000 each year?
10. In Arun's opinion, his weight is greater than 65 kg but less than 72 kg. His
brother doest not agree with Arun and he thinks that Arun's weight is greater
than 60 kg but less than 70 kg. His mother's view is that his weight cannot be
greater than 68 kg. If all are them are correct in their estimation, what is the
average of different probable weights of Arun?