# Math

Martin has scored an average of 12 points per game this season Game 1 he scored 8 points, game 2 he scored 11 points, game 3 he scored 12 points, and game 4 he scored 16 points. Use numbers from the box (2,3,4,5,8,11,12,13,16,n) to write an equation that can be used to find out how many points Martin scored in game 5. Then solve the equation.
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1. the average of 5 numbers is their sum/5
So, now you know that

(sum)/5 = 12

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posted by Steve
2. So he scored 12 points in Game 5?

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3. No. how did you get that? Just a guess?

(8+11+12+16+n)/5=12

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