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# A certain bakery baked a batch of 500 cookies one day

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A certain bakery baked a batch of 500 cookies one day. Of those, 320 contained nuts, 230 contained chocolate chips, and 85 contained neither nuts nor chocolate chips. What is the fewest possible number of cookies with both chocolate chips and nuts that would need to be added to that batch so that cookies with both nuts and chocolate chips represented more than of all the cookies in the batch?
A) 166
B) 275
C) 413
D) 438
E) 511

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Re: A certain bakery baked a batch of 500 cookies one day  [#permalink]

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09 Oct 2018, 15:20
Abhi077 wrote:
A certain bakery baked a batch of 500 cookies one day. Of those, 320 contained nuts, 230 contained chocolate chips, and 85 contained neither nuts nor chocolate chips. What is the fewest possible number of cookies with both chocolate chips and nuts that would need to be added to that batch so that cookies with both nuts and chocolate chips represented more than of all the cookies in the batch?
A) 166
B) 275
C) 413
D) 438
E) 511

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09 Oct 2018, 15:38
Bunuel please move the question to PS.

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09 Oct 2018, 19:57
Abhi077 wrote:
A certain bakery baked a batch of 500 cookies one day. Of those, 320 contained nuts, 230 contained chocolate chips, and 85 contained neither nuts nor chocolate chips. What is the fewest possible number of cookies with both chocolate chips and nuts that would need to be added to that batch so that cookies with both nuts and chocolate chips represented more than of all the cookies in the batch?
A) 166
B) 275
C) 413
D) 438
E) 511

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