# What will be the Correct Average? If

While finding the average of 10 given numbers, a student by mistake, wrote 64 in place of 46 and go this average 50. The correct average of the given number is:

- 46
- 47.6
- 48.2
- None of these

**Answer : (3) 48.2**

**Explanation: –**

The average of 10 numbers = 50

Then, the sum of 10 numbers = 50 x 10

= 500

If, A student by mistake, wrote 64 in place of 46.

Then, the correct sum of 10 numbers = 500 – (64 – 46)

= 500 – 18

= 482

Then, the correct average of 10 numbers = 482 / 10

= 48.2

Hence, the correct average of 10 number is 48.2.