Query Detail : SSC CGL Tier I

A batsman makes a score of 80 runs in the 16th inning and increases average by 3. What is his average after 16th inning? My answer: 32 Correct answer: 35
Garima,   November 19th 2019,  
SSC CGL Tier I


Let average runs till 15th innings = x

So 15*x + 80 =16(x+3)

15x+80 = 16x+48

x = 80-48 = 32

So required average = x+3 = 32+3 = 35