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==Problem 11== | ==Problem 11== | ||
− | The eighth grade class at Lincoln Middle School has <math>93</math> students. Each student takes a math class or a foreign language class or both. There are <math>70</math> | + | The eighth grade class at Lincoln Middle School has <math>93</math> students. Each student takes a math class or a foreign language class or both. There are <math>70</math> eighth graders taking a math class, and there are <math>54</math> eight graders taking a foreign language class. How many eighth graders take ''only'' a math class and ''not'' a foreign language class? |
<math>\textbf{(A) }16\qquad\textbf{(B) }23\qquad\textbf{(C) }31\qquad\textbf{(D) }39\qquad\textbf{(E) }70</math> | <math>\textbf{(A) }16\qquad\textbf{(B) }23\qquad\textbf{(C) }31\qquad\textbf{(D) }39\qquad\textbf{(E) }70</math> |
Revision as of 13:00, 21 November 2019
Problem 11
The eighth grade class at Lincoln Middle School has students. Each student takes a math class or a foreign language class or both. There are eighth graders taking a math class, and there are eight graders taking a foreign language class. How many eighth graders take only a math class and not a foreign language class?
Solution 1
Let be the number of students taking both a math and a foreign language class.
By P-I-E, we get = .
Solving gives us .
But we want the number of students taking only a math class.
Which is .
~phoenixfire
See Also
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