What is the Weight of the New Man? If

The average weight of 8 men is increased by 1.5 kg when one of the men who weight 65 kg is replaced by a new man. The weight of the new man is:

  1. 70 kg
  2. 74 kg
  3. 76 kg
  4. 77 kg
Desire Adnan Default Asked on 4th August 2015 in Maths.
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Answer: (4) 77 kg
Explanation:-
The average weight of 8 men is increased by 1.5 kg.
Then,  the increased weight = 1.5 x 8
= 12 kg
The weight of old man = 65 kg
Then, the weight of new man = 65 + 12
= 77 kg.
Hence, the answer is (4) 77 kg.

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 5th August 2015.
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