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Question Stats: 95% (00:23) correct 4% (00:30) wrong based on 41 sessions
 Quantity A Quantity B The average (arithmetic mean) of 87, 95, and 130 The average (arithmetic mean) of 88, 95, and 129

A) Quantity A is greater.
B) Quantity B is greater.
C) The two quantities are equal.
D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

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Re: The average (arithmetic mean) of 87, 95, and 130 [#permalink]
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Carcass wrote:
 Quantity A Quantity B The average (arithmetic mean) of 87, 95, and 130 The average (arithmetic mean) of 88, 95, and 129

A) Quantity A is greater.
B) Quantity B is greater.
C) The two quantities are equal.
D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

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87 + 95 + 130 = 88 + 95 + 129 = 312

$$Average = \frac{Total}{3}$$

Therefore, the there two quantities are equal(Option C) VP Joined: 20 Apr 2016
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Re: The average (arithmetic mean) of 87, 95, and 130 [#permalink]
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Carcass wrote:
 Quantity A Quantity B The average (arithmetic mean) of 87, 95, and 130 The average (arithmetic mean) of 88, 95, and 129

A) Quantity A is greater.
B) Quantity B is greater.
C) The two quantities are equal.
D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

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Here,
No calculation is required,

Compare the values in QTY A i.e. 87 , 95 and 130

QTY B = 88 , 95 , 129

As it can be seen that 88 is 1 up to 87 and 129 is one down 130. The middle term 95 remains the same.

Hence both QTY A and QTY B will have same AM
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