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# The sum of five consecutive numbers is 190. What is the sum of the largest and the smallest numbers?

 A) 75 B) 77 C) 76 D) 73

 C) 76

Let the five consecutive numbers are x-2,x-1,x,x+ 1,x+ 2.

Sum of numbers = 190

Therefore, x - 2 + x - 1 + x + x + 1 + x + 2 = 190

= 5x = 190

Therefore, x = 38

Sum of largest and smallest numbers = 190

= x + 2 + x - 2 = 2x = $$\Large 2 \times 38$$ = 76

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