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The Rainy Village of Tolsa

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Tolsa is a small fishing village that receives a lot of rain. Tolsa received a torrential $25$ inches of rain one week, but received only $3$ inches the next week.

If the average rainfall in Tolsa for that month ($4$ weeks) was $12$ inches, what is the maximum number of inches of rain that could have fallen in the third week?

A

$8 \text{ inches}$

B

$12 \text{ inches}$

C

$19 \text{ inches}$

D

$20 \text{ inches}$

E

$25 \text{ inches}$