At a certain party attended by 120 people, one-third of the people are women and one-half of the women are students. If the number of students at the party is 4 times the number of men who are not students, how many of the people at the party are students?

(A) 20

(B) 30

(C) 40

(D) 60

(E) 80

## Wednesday, June 10, 2009

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ReplyDeleteTotal: 120

ReplyDeleteWoman: 40 ---> 20 WS (Woman Students)

Men: 80 ---> x MS (Men Students)

Total students: 20 + x

Solution:

(20+x)= 4(80-x)

5x=300, x=60

20+60=80 (E)