Question 1.

The daily rainfall for each day of a week in a certain city is given in millimeters. Find the average rainfall during the week.

9, 11, 8, 20, 10, 16, 12

Solution:

Question 2.

During the annual function of a school, a Women’s Self-help Group had set up a snacks stall. Their sales every hour were worth Rs 960, Rs 830, Rs 945, Rs 800, Rs 847, Rs 970 respectively. What was the average of the hourly sales?

Solution:

Question 3.

The annual rainfall in Vidarbha in five years is given below. What is the average rainfall for those 5 years?

900 mm, 650 mm, 450 mm, 733 mm, 400 mm.

Solution:

Question 4.

A farmer bought some sacks of animal feed. The weights of the sacks are given below in kilograms. What is the average weight of the sacks?

49.8, 49.7, 49.5, 49.3, 50,48.9, 49.2, 48.8.

Solution:

**Intext Questions and Activities**

Question 1.

Rutuja practised skipping with a rope all seven days of a week. The number of times she jumped the rope in one minute every day is given below. Find the average number of jumps per minute.

60, 62, 61, 60, 59, 63, 58. (Textbook pg. no. 96)

Solution:

= 60.42

∴ Average number of jumps per minute = 60.4