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# Of the 114 people surveyed, 70 can speak English, 40 can

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30 Jul 2007, 06:48
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1. Of the 114 people surveyed, 70 can speak English, 40 can speak French. If the number of people can speak neither English nor French is 3 times the number of the people who can speak both, how many people can speak both two languages ?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D 4
E. 5
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30 Jul 2007, 07:02
jet1445 wrote:
1. Of the 114 people surveyed, 70 can speak English, 40 can speak French. If the number of people can speak neither English nor French is 3 times the number of the people who can speak both, how many people can speak both two languages ?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D 4
E. 5

Getting B.

No. of ppl.speaking both = x
Thus, 70+40-x+3x = 114
Therefore, x=2.
Re: Sets   [#permalink] 30 Jul 2007, 07:02
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