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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## If a, b, c, d, e are consecutive positive integers such that tagged by: GMATinsight ##### This topic has 2 expert replies and 0 member replies ### Top Member ## If a, b, c, d, e are consecutive positive integers such that ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult If a, b, c, d, e are consecutive positive integers such that a A) 0.25 B) 0.5 C) 0.75 D) 1 E) 1.5 Source: http://www.GMATinsight.com _________________ Bhoopendra Singh & Sushma Jha - Founder "GMATinsight" Testimonials e-mail: info@GMATinsight.com I Mobile: +91-9999687183 / +91-9891333772 To register for One-on-One FREE ONLINE DEMO Class Call/e-mail One-On-One Private tutoring fee - US$40 per hour & for FULL COURSE (38 LIVE Sessions)-US$1000 ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 May 2010 Posted: 14817 messages Followed by: 1850 members Upvotes: 13060 GMAT Score: 790 GMATinsight wrote: If a, b, c, d, e are consecutive positive integers such that a < b < c < d < e, then what is the positive difference between averages of Set (b, c, d, e) and (a, b, c, d) A) 0.25 B) 0.5 C) 0.75 D) 1 E) 1.5 For any set of consecutive integers, average = median. Let the five integers = 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Average of 2, 3, 4 and 5 = 3.5. Average of 1, 2, 3, and 4 = 2.5. Difference between the averages = 3.5 - 2.5 = 1. The correct answer is D. _________________ Mitch Hunt Private Tutor for the GMAT and GRE GMATGuruNY@gmail.com If you find one of my posts helpful, please take a moment to click on the "UPVOTE" icon. Available for tutoring in NYC and long-distance. For more information, please email me at GMATGuruNY@gmail.com. Student Review #1 Student Review #2 Student Review #3 Free GMAT Practice Test How can you improve your test score if you don't know your baseline score? Take a free online practice exam. Get started on achieving your dream score today! Sign up now. ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 Apr 2015 Posted: 1649 messages Followed by: 14 members Upvotes: 43 GMATinsight wrote: If a, b, c, d, e are consecutive positive integers such that a A) 0.25 B) 0.5 C) 0.75 D) 1 E) 1.5 We see that b = a + 1, c = a + 2, d = a + 3 and e = a + 4. The difference between the averages of the two given sets is: (b + c + d + e)/4 - (a+ b + c + d)/4 (e - a)/4 (a + 4 - a)/4 4/4 = 1 Answer: D _________________ Scott Woodbury-Stewart Founder and CEO • 1 Hour Free BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Trial & Practice Exam BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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