Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Dividing Whole Numbers - Exercise Set: 114

Answer

decrease

Work Step by Step

If a number that is greater than the average is removed from the list, the average will go down. To find the average, sum the numbers in the list then divide the sum by the count of numbers in the list. $(75+81+88)\div3)=244\div3=81.\overline3$ $81.\overline3\lt85$
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