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 Question 489608: The mean of 10 scores is 14. Another 2 scores are included and the new mean is 16. What is the mean of the two new scores?Answer by stanbon(57984)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The mean of 10 scores is 14. --- Sum of the 10 scores is 10*14 = 140 ---------------------- Another 2 scores are included and the new mean is 16. Sum of the 12 scores is 12*16 = 192 ----------------------- What is the mean of the two new scores? Sum of the scores of the 2 added scores = 192-140 = 52 ----------- Average of the 2 added scores = 52/2 = 26 =============================================== Cheers, Stan H. ============