# Basic Maths Mcqs

Q.  A pupil’s marks were wrongly entered as 83 instead of 63. Due to the average marks for the class got increased by half. The number of pupils in the class is___________?

a. 10
b. 20
c. 40
d. 73

ANSWER: See Answer

Let there be x pupils in the class.

Total increase in marks = (x * 1/2) = x/2
x/2 = (83 – 63) => x/2 = 20 => x = 40
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