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Algebra
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Nancy has a test score of 75 on her first test. What must she score on a second test to have an average of 83 on the two tests?
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May 19th, 2015

To solve this problem, we can set up and solve an equation using the average.

(x + 75)/2 = 83

Multiply by 2.

x + 75 = 166

Subtract 75.

x = 91

Nancy needs to score a 91 on her second test to have an average of 83.

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