# Math

The average weight of 3 boys is 53 pounds. Not one of these boys weighs less than 51 pounds. What is the maximum possible weight in pounds, of any one boy?

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1. If two weigh 51, that's the minimum for two boys, leaving the maximum for the 3rd boy of

3*159-2*51 = 159-102 = 57

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posted by Steve
2. Can u plz explain me in easy way.i don't understand the calculation

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posted by Hiba
3. You wrote 3*159-2*51=159-102=57
So my question is that why are you putting 159 . This is even not in the question

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posted by Hiba
4. 3*53 implies 159

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5. 51+51+x/3=53
51+51+x=159
102+x=159
X= 159-102
X= 57

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