# In the first 10 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 3.2. what should be the run rate in the remaining 40 overs to reach the target of 282 runs | Average Questions and Answers

Question

In the first 10 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 3.2. what should be the run rate in the remaining 40 overs to reach the target of 282 runs

1. 6.25
2. 6.5
3. 6.75
4. 7

Formula to Solve: Sum of all observations = Average × Number of observations

Detailed Explanation

Given:

In first 10 over run rate = 3.2

Total run = 282

Calculation:

In first 10 over total run = 3.2 x 10 = 32

More run need to be score in next 40 over = 282 – 32 = 250

Average score in remaining 40 over = 250/40 = 6.25

Therefore, The run rate in remaining 40 over should be 6.25.

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