Q. 175.0( 2 Votes )

The mean weight of six boys in a group is 48 kg. The individual weights of five of them are 51 kg, 45 kg, 46kg and 44 kg. The weight of the 6th boy is
A. 52 kg

B. 52.8 kg

C. 53 kg

D. 47 kg

Answer :

Given:


Mean weight of 6 boys = 48 kg


Let the weight of the 6th boy = x kg


Mean weight =




235 + x = 48 × 6 = 288


x = 288 – 235 = 53 kg


Hence, the weight of the 6th boy = 53 kg.

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