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# In certain classroom there are 80 books of which 24 are

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Manager
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In certain classroom there are 80 books of which 24 are [#permalink]

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02 Oct 2008, 09:39
In certain classroom there are 80 books of which 24 are fiction and 23 are written in spanish..how many of the fiction books are written in spanish

stmt 1:of the fiction books there are 6 more that are not written in spanish than are written in spanish

stmt 2:of the books written in spanish there are 5 more non fiction books than fiction books

please make me understand the meaning of the stmt's

thanks!!!

bepositive

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02 Oct 2008, 09:47
bepositive wrote:
In certain classroom there are 80 books of which 24 are fiction and 23 are written in spanish..how many of the fiction books are written in spanish

stmt 1:of the fiction books there are 6 more that are not written in spanish than are written in spanish

stmt 2:of the books written in spanish there are 5 more non fiction books than fiction books

please make me understand the meaning of the stmt's

thanks!!!

bepositive

IMO D

Solve by making matrix.
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02 Oct 2008, 10:03
i got D the same way...use a double matrix

check out the attachment
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02 Oct 2008, 22:35
Thanks a heap bigtreezl

I got this one now.....

Best regards,
Bepositive
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02 Oct 2008, 22:49
double matrix method is the best way 2 solve these types of problems
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02 Oct 2008, 23:39
bepositive wrote:
Thanks a heap bigtreezl

I got this one now.....

Best regards,
Bepositive

glad to help! think of me when you get it right on the test..lol

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