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The marks scored by 30 students in a mathematics test…

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

Scores (mark)012345
No of students437862

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.

The marks scored by 30 students in a mathematics test

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

Now for the right answer to the above question:

  1. Option A is correct.
  2. Option B is incorrect.
  3. C is incorrect.
  4. D is not the correct answer.

QUICK TIPS…

You may please note these/this:

  • 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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