### A batsman makes a score of 87 runs in the 17^{th} inning and thus increases his average by 3. Find his average after 17^{th} inning.

**A.** 40

**B.** 39

**C.** 52

**D.** 55

## Show Answer

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Answer-B
Solution-

__Solution(By Apex Team)__

Let the average after 17th innings = x
Then average after 16th innings = (x – 3)
Therefore 16 × (x – 3) + 87 = 17x
Therefore x = 39