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**The marks scored by 30 students in a mathematics test are recorded in the table below:**

Scores (mark) | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | |

No of students | 4 | 3 | 7 | 8 | 6 | 2 |

**What is the total number of marks scored by the children?**

- A.
**75** - B.
**15** - C.
**82** - D.
**63**

**QUICK ANSWER…**

**A**

**SOLUTION****… **** **

**The total number of marks scored by the students will be equal to the summation of all the marks scored by all the students.**

**0 + 3 + 14 + 24 + 24 + 10 = 75**

**Now for the right answer to the above question:**

**Option A is correct.****Option B is incorrect.****C is incorrect.****D is not the correct answer.**

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**Remember, each mark appears more than once, when calculating the total number of marks, we multiply each mark by the number of times it appears, and then add them all up.**

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**/ culled from 2019 JAMB-UTME mathematics question 20 /**

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