# The average of 50 numbers is 30. If two numbers, 35 and 40 are discarded, then the average of the remaining numbers is nearly:

A) 28.32

B) 29.68

C) 28.78

D) 29.27

Total sum of 48 numbers,
= (50 × 30) – (35 +40)
= 1500 – 75
= 1425
Average = 1425/48

=29.68