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Problem one was solved by 70% of the pupils. Problem 2 was solved by 60% of them. Every pupil solved at least one of the problems. Nine pupils solved both problems. How many pupils took the exam?

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Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.


Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

The area of the page inside the margins is 26cm x 36cm = 936cm².So the percentage of the page occupied by the margins is 264/1200 x 100% = 22%.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.