The average weight of five persons sitting in a boat is 38 kg. The average weight of the boat and the persons sitting in the boat is 52 kg. What is the weight of the boat?

The average weight of five persons sitting in a boat is 38 kg. The average weight of the boat and the persons sitting in the boat is 52 kg. What is the weight of the boat?
[A]242 kg
[B]232 kg
[C]122 kg
[D]228 kg

122 kg
Weight of the boat =
= 6\times 52 - 5\times 38
= 312 - 190 = 122 kg
Hence option [C] is the right answer.

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