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# In a class, the teacher asks the students to name few scientists. Following were the names that came - Einstein, Newton, Einstein, Faraday, Tesla, Hawking, Einstein, Tesla, Tesla, Faraday, Einstein. Who is the most famous scientist?

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Einstein

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Tesla

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Newton

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Hawking

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Solution

## The correct option is A Einstein The names given were Einstein, Newton, Einstein, Faraday, Tesla, Hawking, Einstein, Tesla, Tesla, Faraday, Einstein. If we put the names on a table and count the number of times each name was called, we get the following table. Scientist NameNo of timesHawking1Einstein4Newton1Tesla3Faraday2 The most famous scientist, is the one that had his name called out the most. In this case, it was Einstein. Hence, Einstein was the most famous scientist in the class.

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