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anonymous
 3 years ago
A school offers hockey and basketball. 300 students were surveyed.
120 students play hockey, only
90 students play basketball, only
30 students do not participate in either.
Hoe many students play both hockey and baskeball??
Can someone go through this step by step with a venn diagram? this is on my test but i keep getting the wrong answer thanks!
anonymous
 3 years ago
A school offers hockey and basketball. 300 students were surveyed. 120 students play hockey, only 90 students play basketball, only 30 students do not participate in either. Hoe many students play both hockey and baskeball?? Can someone go through this step by step with a venn diagram? this is on my test but i keep getting the wrong answer thanks!

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just be careful not to count the people who play both sports twice

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ii did and i got the right number for both but idk something keeps happening so it doesn't add up to 300

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1348172355374:dw a total of 300 peopl that just means 120+90+30+x=300 solve for x

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i cant use algerbra for it

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0fine, pretend the x isnt there 3001209030 = number of people who play both sports

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0need i explain it further?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah i did that but can you do the rest and ill see where i messed up?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i only see one question whats the other?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how many people play hockey total? how many people play basketball total?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats the only question but idk how to solve it without algebra

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well yeah i still need the numbers for the hockey and basketball

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03001209030 = 60 80 people play both sports its arithematic, not algebra we start with 300 people, 120 play onlyhockey meaning 180 people play basketball or dont play a sport, or both sports 30 people dont play a sport meaning 150 people play basketball or both sports 90 people play only basketball leaving only 60 people that play both sports

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you wanted to find the total amount of people who play basket ball, take the amount of people who play only basketball, and then add it to the number of people who play both sports same for hockey

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the only thing i dont understand is why you subtract all the numbers in the beginning the rest i understand

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, think of it like this say i have 10 apples, they are either yellow or red there are 6 red apples, how many yellow apples are there you would subtract in order to determine the number of yellow apples now think of it in terms of people

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry i gotta go to class, i hope i answered your question
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