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At a certain high school, 2/3 of the students play on sports teams. Of the students who play sports, 1/4 play on the football team. If there are a total of 240 students in the high school, how many students play on the football team?

A. 180
B. 160
C. 80
D. 60
E. 40

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At a certain high school, 2/3 of the students play on sports teams. Of the students who play sports, 1/4 play on the football team. If there are a total of 240 students in the high school, how many students play on the football team?

A. 180
B. 160
C. 80
D. 60
E. 40


IMO E 40

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Total no. of students= 240
Play sports= (2/3)*240= 160
out of 160, play football= (1/4)*160=40

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