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1/P Sample problem for week of 6/15

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  • 1/P Sample problem for week of 6/15

    Here is another original sample problem, rated as a level 3 question on a scale of 1 to 10 (1 is easiest). E-mail us at [email protected] to get the solution, or visit our web site http://adapt.saltsolutions.com/Beta.aspx for more free questions through our beta program.

    In a school with 850 students we are given the following information:
    i. 285 students are taking Algebra
    ii. 365 students are taking PE
    iii. 354 students are taking History
    iv. 100 students are taking both Algebra and PE
    v. 154 Students are taking both Algebra and History
    vi. 104 Students are taking both PE and History
    vii. The number of students taking none of these courses is equal to the number taking all three.

    How many students are taking none of the three courses?

    A) 31
    B) 52
    C) 64
    D) 102
    E) 204
    Raising your odds
    Coach Kester

    (now posting as "SALT1")

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    We have a correction to the problem provided. 850 students should be 774 students. It sure will make the problem easier. Sorry for the trouble. The corrected is provided below.

    In a school with 774 students we are given the following information:
    i. 285 students are taking Algebra
    ii. 365 students are taking PE
    iii. 354 students are taking History
    iv. 100 students are taking both Algebra and PE
    v. 154 Students are taking both Algebra and History
    vi. 104 Students are taking both PE and History
    vii. The number of students taking none of these courses is equal to the number taking all three.

    How many students are taking none of the three courses?

    A) 31
    B) 52
    C) 64
    D) 102
    E) 204
    Raising your odds
    Coach Kester

    (now posting as "SALT1")

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