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Please help me with venndiagram question! This is a sample question: At a large school, 110 students were absent on Monday, 100 were absent on Tuesday, and 90 were absent on Wednesday. In total there were 170 students who were absent for at least one of the three days. What is the largest number of students who could have been absent for every one of the these three days?
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Please help me with venndiagram question! This is a sample question: At a large school, 110 students were absent on Monday, 100 were absent on Tuesday, and 90 were absent on Wednesday. In total there were 170 students who were absent for at least one of the three days. What is the largest number of students who could have been absent for every one of the these three days?
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dw:1359079350989:dw
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Can you put the numbers into the diagram?
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
110 students were absent on Monday 100 were absent on Tuesday 90 were absent on Wednesday
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yociyociBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1359080115255:dw What is the relationship of the number 170?
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Where on the diagram is this sentence? " In total there were 170 students who were absent for at least one of the three days."
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Where on the diagram is "... absent for every one of the these three days?"
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yociyociBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The centre will represent for all three days
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yociyociBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
But 170 only represents at least one of the three days, meaning that there can be 170 students who are absent for one, two, or three days respectively
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yociyociBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am quite sure if I am interpreting this correctly, can you give me more hints?
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Continue with your interpretation, you are doing fine.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
There could have been at most 90 students absent each of the three days because only 90 students were absent on Wednesday an it is possible they were all absent on the other days as well because more than 90 students were absent on Monday and Tuesday.
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