The average of eight numbers is 14. The average of six of these numbers is 16. The average of the remaining two numbers is

A) 14

B) 8

C) 16

D) 12

Correct Answer:
B) 8

Description for Correct answer:
Total sum of remaining two
= ( 8 X 14 - 6 X 16) = 16

Average of these two numbers is 16 / 2 = 8

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