# how to solve for the mean - 3 points, word problem

*label*Mathematics

*timer*Asked: Apr 30th, 2015

**Question description**

Karen scored 71, 89, 95, and 97 on her math tests. On the fifth test, her score was so low that it brought her mean score down by 3 points. Which of the following numbers would decrease her mean score by three points?

83

73

63

53