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In a high school with <math>500</math> students, <math>40\%</math> of the seniors play a musical instrument, while <math>30\%</math> of the non-seniors do not play a musical instrument. In all, <math>46.8\%</math> of the students do not play a musical instrument. How many non-seniors play a musical instrument? | In a high school with <math>500</math> students, <math>40\%</math> of the seniors play a musical instrument, while <math>30\%</math> of the non-seniors do not play a musical instrument. In all, <math>46.8\%</math> of the students do not play a musical instrument. How many non-seniors play a musical instrument? |
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Problem
In a high school with students, of the seniors play a musical instrument, while of the non-seniors do not play a musical instrument. In all, of the students do not play a musical instrument. How many non-seniors play a musical instrument?
Solution
60% of seniors do not play a musical instrument. If we denote x as the number of seniors, then
Thus there are non-seniors. Since 70% of the non-seniors play a musical instrument,
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