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# The mean of 5 observations is 60, the mean of 10 observations is 30 and the mean of 15 observations is 20. The mean of all the 30 observations is-

A. 20

B. 25

C. 30

D. 40

\eqalign{ & = \left( {\frac{{60 \times 5 + 30 \times 10 + 20 \times 15}}{{5 + 10 + 15}}} \right) \cr & = \left( {\frac{{300 + 300 + 300}}{{30}}} \right) \cr & = \left( {\frac{{900}}{{30}}} \right) \cr & = 30 \cr}