Ten years ago, the ages of the members of a joint family of 8 people added up to 231 years. Three years later, one member died at the age of 60 years and a child was born during the same year. After another three years, one more member died, again at 60, and a child was born during the same year. The current average of this eight-member joint family is nearest to

Ten years ago, the ages of the members of a joint family of 8 people added up to 231 years. Three years later, one member died at the age of 60 years and a child was born during the same year. After another three years, one more member died, again at 60, and a child was born during the same year. The current average of this eight-member joint family is nearest to

(a) 21 yrs. (b) 22 yrs. (c) 23 yrs. (d) 24 yrs.

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Answer Key / Explanation : (d) -

Sum of the ages of 8 members, 10 years ago = 231 years.