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Qon an airplane that is two thirds-full, 20% of the passengers are boys, one -fourth of the passengers are women, one-eighth of the passengers are girls, and there are 68 men

on an airplane that is two thirds-full, 20% of the passengers are boys, one -fourth of the passengers are women, one-eighth of the passengers are girls, and there are 68 men. how many seats are on the plane?

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#1AtemAnswered at 2013-04-07 15:51:59
.2 boys .25 women .125 girls ------add .575 non men passengers . 1-.575=.425 men passengers let x= total number of passengers. .425x=68 .425x/.425=68/.425 x=160 passengers . let s=total number of seats on the plane. 2s/3=160 2s/3*3/2=160*3/2 s=240 seats . Ed
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