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Balancing the Books

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:


A tourist attraction, which opens every day, needs 30 000 visitors per day on average to break even.

Last week there were 120 000 visitors.

What is the number of visitors needed this week to break even over the two-week period?


This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
You can find more short problems, arranged by curriculum topic, in our short problems collection.