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To find the average, we add up the widths <math>6</math>, <math>\dfrac{1}{2}</math>, <math>1</math>, <math>2.5</math>, and <math>10</math>, to get a total sum of <math>20</math>. Since there are <math>5</math> books, the average book width is <math>\frac{20}{5}=4</math> The answer is <math>\boxed{D}</math>. | To find the average, we add up the widths <math>6</math>, <math>\dfrac{1}{2}</math>, <math>1</math>, <math>2.5</math>, and <math>10</math>, to get a total sum of <math>20</math>. Since there are <math>5</math> books, the average book width is <math>\frac{20}{5}=4</math> The answer is <math>\boxed{D}</math>. | ||
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Problem 1
Mary’s top book shelf holds five books with the following widths, in centimeters: , , , , and . What is the average book width, in centimeters?
Solution
To find the average, we add up the widths , , , , and , to get a total sum of . Since there are books, the average book width is The answer is .
See Also
2010 AMC 10A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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