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If there are 6 sections of Discrete Math with a total enrollment of 199 students, what is the smallest possible number of students in the section with the largest enrollment?
 8 months ago
 8 months ago
Autumn0909 Group Title
If there are 6 sections of Discrete Math with a total enrollment of 199 students, what is the smallest possible number of students in the section with the largest enrollment?
 8 months ago
 8 months ago

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dumbcow Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ideally you would divide enrollment equally 199/6 = 33 1/6 with 1 remainder, the largest section would have 34 students
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Autumn0909 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I keep reading it but it makes no sense to me. Wouldn't you say that the biggest enrollment would be 1995=194 and that the smallest possible number of students in that section would be 1? But that makes no sense either. Is there any way you could restate the question for me?
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dumbcow Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what arrangement gives the largest section containing the fewest number of students in your example the largest section has 194 students in my example the largest section has 34 students you have to find the smallest possible section which is still bigger than other 5.
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Autumn0909 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
OH! I get it now, thanks so much!!!
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