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− | + | WLOG, let there be <math>100</math> students. <math>60</math> of them like dancing, and <math>40</math> do not. Of those who like dancing, <math>20\%</math>, or <math>12</math> of them say they dislike dancing. Of those who dislike dancing, <math>90\%</math>, or <math>36</math> of them say they dislike it. Thus, <math>\frac{12}{12+36} = \frac{12}{48} = \frac{1}{4} = 25\% \boxed{\textbf{(D)}}</math> | |
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Latest revision as of 22:38, 2 March 2017
Problem
At Typico High School, of the students like dancing, and the rest dislike it. Of those who like dancing, say that they like it, and the rest say that they dislike it. Of those who dislike dancing, say that they dislike it, and the rest say that they like it. What fraction of students who say they dislike dancing actually like it?
Solution
WLOG, let there be students. of them like dancing, and do not. Of those who like dancing, , or of them say they dislike dancing. Of those who dislike dancing, , or of them say they dislike it. Thus,
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