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In a party both Veg and Non–Veg variants were served.

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In a party both Veg and Non–Veg variants were served. If 60% of the people who attended the party took exactly one of the two variants, what percentage of the people who attended the party took only Veg food?

(1) 25% of the people who had Veg also had Non–Veg.

(2) 20% of the people who had at least one of the two variants had both the variants.
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Can someone please help me out? The second statement completely threw me off.

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1) the information about those who took both tells us nothing about the breakdown of the 60% who took only one of two (it could be anywhere between 0% and 60% only veg). . Insufficient!
2) once again, this only tells the size of the "both" group, not the "only veg". insufficient!

Combined - both statements describe the "both" group in different ways, so we know that 20% of the total equals 25% of the veg group. If we call the only veg group y, this gives us the following equation:
y/4=(60 + y/4)/5
5y/4=60+y/4
4y/4=60
y=60
sufficient!
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Can someone please help me out? The second statement completely threw me off.

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I am also cofused with statmenent 2. I am requesting experts to expain this.
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