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**The following table shows the number of working hours and the number of employees employed in a small scale industry
$\begin{array}{|c|c|}
\hline \text { No. of working hours } & \text { No. of employees } \\
\hline 3-5 & 7 \\
\hline 5-7 & 10 \\
\hline 7-9 & 18 \\
\hline 9-11 & 57 \\
\hline 11-13 & 14 \\
\hline 13-15 & 8 \\
\hline
\end{array}$
The average number of working hours of an employee is.
**

A. 8.5
B. 9.5
C. 10.5
D. None of these
**Answer: Option B**

## Show Answer

Solution(By Apex Team)

We have :
$\begin{array}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|}
\hline \text { Mean working hours } & 4 & 6 & 8 & 10 & 12 & 14 \\
\hline \text { No. of employees } & 7 & 10 & 18 & 57 & 14 & 8 \\
\hline
\end{array}$
Sum of working hours of all the employees
= (4 × 7 + 6 × 10 + 8 × 18 + 10 × 57 + 12 × 14 + 14 × 8)
= (28 + 60 + 144 + 570 + 168 + 112)
= 1082
Total number of employees
= (7 + 10 + 18 + 57 + 14 + 8)
= 114
∴ Average number of working hours
$\begin{array}{l}=\left(\Large\frac{1082}{114}\right)\\
=9.49\approx9.5\end{array}$

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