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# To fill an art exhibit, the students in an art course are assigned to

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To fill an art exhibit, the students in an art course are assigned to create one piece of artwork each in the following distribution: 1/3 are sculptures, 1/8 are oil paintings, 1/2 are watercolors, and the remaining 10 pieces are mosaics. How many students are in the art class?

A. 80
B. 120
C. 240
D. 320
E. 400

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20 Dec 2015, 06:53
Let the total number of students in the art class = s
Distribution of artwork is as
1/3 are sculptures
1/8 are oil paintings
1/2 are watercolors, and the remaining 10 pieces are mosaics

(1/3)s +(1/8)s +(1/2)s + 10 = s
Since remaining 10 pieces are mosaics , (1/24)s = 10
s = 240
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