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Question 11: From 10 numbers, a, b, c,...j, all sets of 4 numbers are chosen and their averages computed. Will the average of these averages be equal to the average of the 10 numbers?
Yes. All the terms appear the same number of times when we select them 4 at a time. So, the average of averages will be equal to the overall average.
The question is "Will the average of these averages be equal to the average of the 10 numbers?"
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