A team of 8 persons joins in a shooting competition. The best marksman scored 85 points. If he had scored 92 points, the average score for the team would have been 84. The number of points the team scored was :

A. 672

B. 665

C. 645

D. 588

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Answer-B
Solution-

Solution(By Apex Team)

$\begin{array}{l}\text{Let the average of team is x}\\ \text{Then total score is 8x}\\ \text{But, According to question,}\\ \text{8x – 85 + 92 = 8 × 84}\\ \text{8x = 672 – 7}\\ \text{8x = 665}\end{array}$