hi, could you please explain to me the following problem and the reasoning behind the solution? thank you!

5 numbers have an average (arithmetic mean) of 124 and a median of 140. What is the max possible value of the lowest number?

(Doh)

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- Oct 9th 2007, 04:35 AMsimonehelp, arithmetics
hi, could you please explain to me the following problem and the reasoning behind the solution? thank you!

**5 numbers have an average (arithmetic mean) of 124 and a median of 140. What is the max possible value of the lowest number?**

(Doh) - Oct 9th 2007, 06:35 AMtopsquark
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-Dan