Basketball team

The heights of five starters on redwood high’s basketball team are 5’11”, 6’3”, 6’6”, 6’2” and 6’. The average of height of these players is?

Result

a = ft (Correct answer is: 6'2") Wrong answer

Solution:

h1=5 12+11=71 inch h2=6 12+3=75 inch h3=6 12+6=78 inch h4=6 12+2=74 inch h5=6 12=72 inch  b=h1+h2+h3+h4+h55=71+75+78+74+725=74 inch 74=12×6+2  a=62"



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Dr Math
For conversion inches to feet and inch we user reminder calculator: https://www.hackmath.net/en/calculator/quotient-and-remainder?n=74&d=12 74 = 12 × 6 + 2 74 inch = 6 ft and 2 inch

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