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# Everyone who attended the pre-wedding party was either a friend of the

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Everyone who attended the pre-wedding party was either a friend of the bride or a friend of the bridegroom, or both. If 62 percent of those who attended were friends of the bride and 47 percent were friends of the bridegroom, what percent of the attendees were friends of the bride, but not friends of the bridegroom?

(A) 15%
(B) 34%
(C) 44%
(D) 53%
(E) 62%

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01 Apr 2018, 11:16
Bunuel wrote:
Everyone who attended the pre-wedding party was either a friend of the bride or a friend of the bridegroom, or both. If 62 percent of those who attended were friends of the bride and 47 percent were friends of the bridegroom, what percent of the attendees were friends of the bride, but not friends of the bridegroom?

(A) 15%
(B) 34%
(C) 44%
(D) 53%
(E) 62%

let total frnds=100m
only frnd of bride=x
only frnd of bridegroom=y
frnd of both =z
then friend of the bride=62m
friends of the bridegroom=47m

then x+y+z=100m
x+2z+y=109m
z=9m
friend of the bride=x+z=62m,x=53m

s0 53%
option D
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