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What is the largest possible integer that can be chosen as one of five distinct positive integers whose average is 10?



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The elements of a set are distinct, if no two of them are the same.

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    the numbers have to sum to 50
    so, picking the 4 smallest values as

    1,2,3,4 which sum to 10, the largest 5th number is 40

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