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# In an auditorium with 300 students, the number of boys is more than do

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In an auditorium with 300 students, the number of boys is more than double the number of girls. What is the maximum number of girls who can be in the auditorium?

A 97
B 98
C 99
D 100
E 101

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21 Jan 2019, 01:43
B+G = 300
Also, B > 2G
Max value of G can be 99 as 201(B) > 198

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21 Jan 2019, 07:20
Bunuel wrote:
In an auditorium with 300 students, the number of boys is more than double the number of girls. What is the maximum number of girls who can be in the auditorium?

A 97
B 98
C 99
D 100
E 101

given b+g=300
b>2g
3g=300
g=100
so
g would be <100 ; best answer 99
IMO C
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