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The Deleted Number (Posted on 2003-08-27) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A professor writes N consecutive natural numbers, beginning with 1, on the blackboard. One of the students in the class deletes one of the numbers (exactly one number), from that list.
Now, given that the average of the remaining N-1 numbers is 271/16.
Can you find out the number that has been deleted from the list ?

See The Solution Submitted by Ravi Raja    
Rating: 1.5000 (2 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
The solutionRichard Briscoe2003-09-03 04:09:33
SolutionSolutionLawrence2003-08-28 02:38:18
another 'method'?Lee2003-08-28 02:27:12
SolutionSolution MethodDJ2003-08-27 16:39:21
Solutionanother methodCharlie2003-08-27 16:16:27
re: spoilerYour buddy2003-08-27 15:24:46
My solutionH2003-08-27 15:22:02
SolutionspoilerYour buddy2003-08-27 15:13:41
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