IN a town of 500 people, the 300 males have an average age of 45 and the 200 females have an average age of 35. To the nearest year, what is the average age of the town's entire population?

It's not 40..??

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- Mar 19th 2010, 05:19 PMsarahhaverages
IN a town of 500 people, the 300 males have an average age of 45 and the 200 females have an average age of 35. To the nearest year, what is the average age of the town's entire population?

It's not 40..?? - Mar 19th 2010, 05:28 PMmr fantastic
- Mar 19th 2010, 05:32 PMsarahh
Thanks fox! It comes out to 41. But why does it work tho?

- Mar 19th 2010, 05:39 PMmr fantastic
- Mar 19th 2010, 06:29 PMmr fantastic
Pre-emptive closure of thread due to member's history of question deletion after getting help.