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The average sales in a shop for the first 11 weeks of a quarter was ₦486 830 per week. The sales for the two remaining weeks of the quarter averaged ₦484 685 per week. What was the average weekly sale for the quarter?

Options

A) ₦485 757.50

B) ₦485 600

C) ₦486 500

D) ₦486 830

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

Total sales in the shop first 11 weeks = ₦486830 \(\times\) 11 = ₦5355130
Total sales of two remaining weeks = 2 \(\times\) ₦484685 = ₦969370
Total sales for first quarter = ₦535 + ₦969370 = ₦6234500
Average sales for the quarter = \(\cfrac{₦6324500}{13}\) = ₦486500

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  • Total sales in the shop first 11 weeks = ₦486830 \(\times\) 11 = ₦5355130
    Total sales of two remaining weeks = 2 \(\times\) ₦484685 = ₦969370
    Total sales for first quarter = ₦535 + ₦969370 = ₦6234500
    Average sales for the quarter = \(\cfrac{₦6324500}{13}\) = ₦486500

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