The batting average for 40 innings of a cricket player is 50 runs. His highest score in an innings exceeds his lowest score by 172 runs. If these two innings are excluded, the average score of the remaining 38 innings is 48 runs. Find his highest score in an innings.

(a) 170 (b) 179 (c) 174 (d) 176

The batting average for 40 innings of a cricket player is 50 runs. His highest score in an innings exceeds his lowest score by 172 runs. If these two innings are excluded, the average score of the remaining 38 innings is 48 runs. Find his highest score in an innings.

(a) 170 (b) 179 (c) 174 (d) 176

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Let the highest score be Then, lowest score =

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Hence, the highest score in an innings = 174.

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