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

## 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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sambati wrote: ↑Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:57 amA 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.

**Answer: C**

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