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# An office has 27 employees. If there are 7 more women than men in the

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An office has 27 employees. If there are 7 more women than men in the office, how many employees are women?

A. 8
B. 10
C. 14
D. 17
E. 20

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08 Jan 2019, 01:13
Bunuel wrote:
An office has 27 employees. If there are 7 more women than men in the office, how many employees are women?

A. 8
B. 10
C. 14
D. 17
E. 20

Total = 27

Men =m

Women = m +7

m + m + 7 = 27

2m = 20

m = 10.

Women = 10 + 7 = 17.

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08 Jan 2019, 02:23
Bunuel wrote:
An office has 27 employees. If there are 7 more women than men in the office, how many employees are women?

A. 8
B. 10
C. 14
D. 17
E. 20

x+y=27
x=y+7
y=x-7
2x-7=27
x=17
IMO D
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