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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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label("Feb", (14,0), S); | label("Feb", (14,0), 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}} |
Latest revision as of 13:29, 19 October 2020
Problem
Candy sales from the Boosters Club from January through April are shown. What were the average sales per month in dollars?
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) | ||
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