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210 college students were asked in a survey if they preferred Windows or Mac brand computers. 85 students claimed that they preferred Mac to Windows brand computers. One fourth as many of the students who preferred Windows to Mac had no preference. How many of the students in the survey preferred Windows to Mac brand computers?

A. 25
B. 50
C. 75
D. 100
E. 125
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Re: 210 college students were asked in a survey if they [#permalink] New post 10 May 2012, 03:49
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piyushksharma wrote:
210 college students were asked in a survey if they preferred Windows or Mac brand computers. 85 students claimed that they preferred Mac to Windows brand computers. One fourth as many of the students who preferred Windows to Mac had no preference. How many of the students in the survey preferred Windows to Mac brand computers?

A. 25
B. 50
C. 75
D. 100
E. 125


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Re: 210 college students were asked in a survey if they [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 12:17
Bunuel wrote:
piyushksharma wrote:
210 college students were asked in a survey if they preferred Windows or Mac brand computers. 85 students claimed that they preferred Mac to Windows brand computers. One fourth as many of the students who preferred Windows to Mac had no preference. How many of the students in the survey preferred Windows to Mac brand computers?

A. 25
B. 50
C. 75
D. 100
E. 125


Check this: 210-college-students-were-asked-in-a-survey-if-they-127387.html


Hi Bunuel,

I couldnt find the solution for this question in the link provided?
as I am solving, I am left with 2 variables and 1 equation, Help would be really appreciated.

thanks
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Re: 210 college students were asked in a survey if they [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 19:00
Did you get answer for this....even out of that link nothing came out...

all i could get an answer is 100 that too when people who had same preference were negated as there was no mention about the same...

Experts if you have solution please do us let us know
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Re: 210 college students were asked in a survey if they [#permalink] New post 12 May 2012, 02:22
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