## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Dividing Whole Numbers - Exercise Set: 113

increase

#### Work Step by Step

If a number that is less than the average is removed from the list, the average will go up. To find the average, sum the numbers in the list then divide the sum by the count of numbers in the list. $(96+81+88)\div3)=265\div3=88.\overline3$ $88.\overline3\gt85$

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