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Aptitude ➤ Averages ➤ Set 1
Average = Sum of observations / Number of observations

Average Speed :
Suppose a man covers a certain distance at x kmph and an equal distance at y kmph.
Then, the average speed druing the whole journey is [2xy/(x+y)] kmph.
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Q11.  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 in years is
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Q12.  The sum of three consecutive odd numbers is 38 more than the average of these numbers. What is the first of these numbers ?
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Q13.  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?
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Q14.  The average of six numbers is x and the average of three of these is y. If the average of the remaining three is z, then :
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Q15.  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 of them are correct in their estimation, what is the average of different probable weights of Arun?

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