A company earned a profit of $8.0 million each year for 3 consecutive years. For each of the next 2 years the company earned a profit of $9.0 million. For this 5year period, what was the company's average yearly profit, in millions of dollars?
A.) 8.2 B.) 8.25 C.) 8.4 D.) 8.5 E.) 8.6
To find the average of a group of terms, add the terms and divide by the number of terms.
8 + 8 + 8 + 9 + 9  = average {added profits and divided by the number of profits} 5 42  = average {added in numerator} 5 = 8.4 {divided} C.) 8.4 Ask Algebra House
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