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A batsman makes a score of 87 runs in 17th inning & increases his averages by 3. What is his average after 17th inning?

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A batsman makes a score of 87 runs in 17th inning & increases his averages by 3. What is his average after 17th inning?
posted Aug 28, 2016 by anonymous

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x + 3 = ( (16 * x ) + 87 ) / 17

Solving above x = 36

The average after 17th innings is x + 3 = 39

answer Aug 29, 2016 by Lekshmanan Perumal Murugan
What is 82 here?
not 82 it is 87 now i edited, thanks for noted.
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Let X be the average after 16th innings
Then we can write the following equation:
(X x 16 + 87) / 17 = X + 3 ; X = 36
Then the average after the 17th winning is 36 + 3 = 39

answer Sep 1, 2016 by anonymous



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