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Candy sales from the Boosters Club from January through April are shown. What were the average sales per month in dollars? | Candy sales from the Boosters Club from January through April are shown. What were the average sales per month in dollars? | ||
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draw((0,0)--(36,0)--(36,24)--(0,24)--cycle); | draw((0,0)--(36,0)--(36,24)--(0,24)--cycle); | ||
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label("Apr", (30,0), S); | label("Apr", (30,0), S); | ||
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<math> \textbf{(A)}\ 60\qquad\textbf{(B)}\ 70\qquad\textbf{(C)}\ 75\qquad\textbf{(D)}\ 80\qquad\textbf{(E)}\ 85 </math> | <math> \textbf{(A)}\ 60\qquad\textbf{(B)}\ 70\qquad\textbf{(C)}\ 75\qquad\textbf{(D)}\ 80\qquad\textbf{(E)}\ 85 </math> | ||
− | ==Solution== | + | == Solution == |
There are a total of <math>100+60+40+120=320</math> dollars of sales spread through <math>4</math> months, for an average of <math>320/4 = \boxed{\textbf{(D)}\ 80}</math>. | There are a total of <math>100+60+40+120=320</math> dollars of sales spread through <math>4</math> months, for an average of <math>320/4 = \boxed{\textbf{(D)}\ 80}</math>. | ||
− | ==See Also== | + | == See Also == |
{{AMC8 box|year=2008|num-b=7|num-a=9}} | {{AMC8 box|year=2008|num-b=7|num-a=9}} | ||
{{MAA Notice}} | {{MAA Notice}} |
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Problem
Candy sales from the Boosters Club from January through April are shown. What were the average sales per month in dollars?
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Solution
There are a total of dollars of sales spread through months, for an average of .
See Also
2008 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
Preceded by Problem 7 |
Followed by Problem 9 | |
1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14 • 15 • 16 • 17 • 18 • 19 • 20 • 21 • 22 • 23 • 24 • 25 | ||
All AJHSME/AMC 8 Problems and Solutions |
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