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    The table shows the heights in a basketball team.
    Height: 198, 199, 200, 201, 202
    Frequency: 1, 3, 2, 5, 2
    a.) Work out the mean height of the team. Round you answer to 1d.p.

    That, I have worked out is 200.3; however, I require assistance with part b.

    b.) A new player joins the team and raises the mean average height to 201cm. Work out the height of the new player.

    Please help and thank you!
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    The table shows the heights in a basketball team.
    Height: 198, 199, 200, 201, 202
    Frequency: 1, 3, 2, 5, 2
    a.) Work out the mean height of the team. Round you answer to 1d.p.

    That, I have worked out is 200.3; however, I require assistance with part b.

    b.) A new player joins the team and raises the mean average height to 201cm. Work out the height of the new player.

    Please help and thank you!
    You can call the height of the new player h.

    Then you are looking for the complete total height of all players. This should be straight forward as this is just (total height of all players in the table) + h

    Then divide this by 14 and set it equal to 201.

    Solve for h.
 
 
 
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