+0  
 
0
161
1
avatar+164 

at a wedding meal:

 

1/3 guest have pasta

 

5/12 have chicken

 

24 guest have beef

 

How many guests at the wedding?

 

Please help

Walthamx  Mar 17, 2018
 #1
avatar+27035 
+2

Assuming no-one had both pasta and chicken

1/3 + 5/12 → 4/12 + 5/12 → 9/12 → 3/4  i.e. 3/4 of the guests ate the pasta and chicken 

 

Assuming the remaining 1/4 ate the beef, then  (1/4)N = 24   (where N is total number of guests).

 

 N = 24*4  or N = 96  i.e. there are 96 guests in total.

Alan  Mar 17, 2018

29 Online Users

avatar
avatar
avatar
avatar

New Privacy Policy

We use cookies to personalise content and advertisements and to analyse access to our website. Furthermore, our partners for online advertising receive information about your use of our website.
For more information: our cookie policy and privacy policy.