## A certain bakery has 6 employees. It pays annual salaries of $14,000 to each of 2 employees,$16,000 to 1 employee, and

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### A certain bakery has 6 employees. It pays annual salaries of $14,000 to each of 2 employees,$16,000 to 1 employee, and

by sambati » Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:57 am

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A certain bakery has 6 employees. It pays annual salaries of $14,000 to each of 2 employees,$16,000 to 1 employee, and $17,000 to each of the remaining 3 employees. The average (arithmetic mean) annual salary of these employees is closest to which of the following? A.$15,200
B. $15,500 C.$15,800
D. $16,000 E.$16,400

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### Re: A certain bakery has 6 employees. It pays annual salaries of $14,000 to each of 2 employees,$16,000 to 1 employee,

by [email protected] » Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:49 am
sambati wrote:
Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:57 am
A certain bakery has 6 employees. It pays annual salaries of $14,000 to each of 2 employees,$16,000 to 1 employee, and $17,000 to each of the remaining 3 employees. The average (arithmetic mean) annual salary of these employees is closest to which of the following? A.$15,200
B. $15,500 C.$15,800
D. $16,000 E.$16,400
Solution:

The average annual salary of these employees is (14,000 x 2 + 16,000 x 1 + 17,000 x 3)/6 = 95,000/6 = $15,833.33 or approximately$15,800.