CAT 2022 Question Paper (Slot 1) Question 58

Question 58

The average of three integers is 13. When a natural number n is included, the average of these four integers remains an odd integer. The minimum possible value of n is


It is given that average of three numbers is 13.

Sum = 3*13 = 39

It is given, $$\ \frac{\ 39+n}{4}$$ is a odd number.

Minimum value $$\ \frac{\ 39+n}{4}$$ can take such that n is a natural number is 11

$$\ \frac{\ 39+n}{4}=11$$

n = 5

The answer is option C.

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