Mathematics

Marlon is bowling in a tournament and has the highest
average after 5 games, with scores of 210, 225, 254,
231, and 280. In order to maintain this exact average,
what must be Marlon’s score for his 6th game?
F. 200
G. 210
H. 231
J. 240
K. 245


Answers

BettieZumbrunnen

4 years ago Comment

Right now, after 5 games, his average is

(1/5) (210 + 225 + 254 + 231 + 280) = (1/5) (1,200) = 240

In order to maintain this exact average through the sixth game,
he must roll a 240 .