Word Problem 16 (Marks percentage, number of students)
Problem 16: In an examination every candidate took Science or Civics or both. 65.8% took Science and 59.2% took Civics. If the total number of candidates was 2000 – how many took both ?
a. 800 b. 500 c.750 d.550
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Science = 65.8%
Civics = 59.2%
Total candidates = 2000
Number of candidates taking both subjects=?
i-e 25 % 0f total candidates (2000) took both subjects. Now we can calculate 25% of 2000 as under;
so, out of 2000 candidates 800 were those who took both the subjects