Aptitude - Average - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Average - General Questions (Q.No. 2)
2.
A family consists of two grandparents, two parents and three grandchildren. The average age of the grandparents is 67 years, that of the parents is 35 years and that of the grandchildren is 6 years. What is the average age of the family?
28  4 years
7
31  5 years
7
32  1 years
7
None of these
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Required average
= 67 x 2 + 35 x 2 + 6 x 3
2 + 2 + 3
= 134 + 70 + 18
7
= 222
7
= 31  5 years.
7

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Discussion:
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Rutvik said:   10 months ago
How come 5/7? Please explain to me.
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Seenivasan.MG said:   3 years ago
Agree @Pavithra Uh.

Parent means (Mom or Dad) , parents means (both Mom and Dad) , grandparents means (grandma and grandpa (single set)).

Single set = (grandpa and grandma) , Double set = ( (Grandpa and Grandma) , (Grandpa and Grandma) ) likewise.

In question, the Average age of Grandparents (Single set) is 67.

So, we multiply by 2.

Suppose in our question 3 Grandparents means we multiplied by 3.

Correct me, If I am wrong.
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Kavyaa said:   3 years ago
Can't understand anything, please explain me.
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Indhu.p said:   4 years ago
How come 31 5/7 at final? Please explain me.
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Madhav Kulkarn said:   4 years ago
2 GP(Avg age 67) ,
2 P(Avg age 35),
3 Grand CHILD(Avg age 6).
(67*2+35*2+3*6)/7(2+3+2).
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Rjay said:   4 years ago
Why is 31 5/7 is come?
(4)

NOGHTI said:   5 years ago
Why can't we consider the chidren as 2 memebers and do the average?
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Abishekbala said:   5 years ago
Grands = 67*2=134,
Mother and Father = 35*2=70,
Child's = 6*3=18.

= 134+70+18/7,
= 222/7,
= 31.71.
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Pavithra UH said:   5 years ago
In the question they have already given as average age of grandparents and so on. So why should we multiply that by 2 again? Please, tell me.
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Shubham j said:   5 years ago
Thanks for the answer @Rupinderjit.


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