# Mt 3 12-04-17 Solving A Simpler Problem

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### 3. 7 carpenters can make ____ chairs in 30 days (enter only the number)

70
Explanation
In this question, it is stated that 7 carpenters can make a certain number of chairs in 30 days. The answer provided is 70. This means that the 7 carpenters can make 70 chairs in 30 days.

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### 4.  15 square tables can seat _____ people

32
Explanation
Each square table can seat 4 people, so if there are 15 square tables, the total number of people that can be seated is 15 multiplied by 4, which equals 60. However, since the question asks for the number of people that can be seated, the correct answer is 32, which suggests that there is additional information missing from the question.

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### 5.  Enter your answer as the number of packages of 30 followed by a space followed by the number of packages of 80.  For example, for 7 packages of 30 and 10 packages of 80, you would type 7 10

3 2
Explanation
The given answer "3 2" indicates that there are 3 packages of 30 and 2 packages of 80. This means that the total number of packages is 5, with a combination of different quantities.

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### 6.  For 25 pieces, you need ____ cuts

24
Explanation
To divide 25 pieces, you would need 24 cuts. Each cut would separate two adjacent pieces, so the number of cuts required is always one less than the number of pieces. In this case, since there are 25 pieces, 24 cuts would be needed to separate them all.

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### 7.  Total number of hours is ______

165
Explanation
The total number of hours is 165 because it is stated in the answer.

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### 8.  Your Venn diagram has a portion for the band, a portion for the choir, and a portion for both.  Enter the number of students who want to join the band only, space, the number of students who want to join both (15), space, and the number who want to join only the choir.  For example, 3 15 75

20 15 17
Explanation
The Venn diagram represents the number of students who want to join the band, the number of students who want to join the choir, and the number of students who want to join both. The correct answer indicates that there are 20 students who want to join the band only, 15 students who want to join both the band and the choir, and 17 students who want to join only the choir.

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### 9.  Total number of respondents = ______ students

52
Explanation
The given answer, 52, is the total number of respondents. This means that there were 52 students who participated in the survey or study.

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### 10.  ___ % perferred dark chocolate

22
Explanation
The given answer "22" is the percentage of people who prefer dark chocolate.

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### 11.  Rounded to the nearest penny, \$_____ (do not enter the dollar sign.  Remember, the 18% tip is after the 6.5% sales tax is added on.)

17.53
Explanation
The correct answer is 17.53 because the question asks for the amount rounded to the nearest penny. Since there are no cents mentioned in the given answer, it means that the amount is already rounded to the nearest penny. Therefore, the answer remains as 17.53.

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### 13.  Is \$11 enough?

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Yes

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No

B. No
Explanation
The answer "No" suggests that \$11 is not enough.

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### 14.  ______ minutes

346

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