# Five students sit for an exam which has a maximum score of 100. The average of the five scores achieved by the students in the exam was 89. What could the minimum score be gained?

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To find minimum, assume that everyone else got maximum.

Let the minimum score is x.

Other 4 scores are 100,100,100 and 100.

Given that mean is 89

So minimum score that can be achieved is 45.

Let the minimum score is x.

Other 4 scores are 100,100,100 and 100.

Given that mean is 89

So minimum score that can be achieved is 45.