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In town of 500 people, 285 read Hindu and 212 read Indian express and 127read Times of India 20 read hindu and times of India and 29 read hindu and Indian express and 35 read times of India and Indian express. 50 read no news paper. Then how many read only one paper?
can any one of u explain the answer?

Asked by: Interview Candidate | Asked on: Nov 24th, 2006
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Answered On : Nov 26th, 2006

i think 526 not sure..

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Answered On : Dec 2nd, 2006

406 is the answer.draw the venn diagram and subtract all the the intersections from individuals u get 456.Now sub 456-50=406 as 50 mem dont read any of the paper.

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Answered On : Dec 19th, 2006

The values are not right. The formula isn(A U B U C) = n(A) + n(B) + n(C) - n(A n B) - n (A n C) - n(B n C) + n (A n B n C). When we substitute the values in this, we get450 = 285 + 212 + 127 - 20 - 29 - 35 + x450 = 540 + xwhich is impossible.......please check back with the values.

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Answered On : Jan 30th, 2007

View all answers by chandansinha

Hello Everybody,HIndu = 285TOI = 127IE = 212now H nd TOI both is = 20(Draw a Venn Diagram nd check all) . TOI nd IE both is = 35H nd IE both is = 29now suppose H , TOI nd IE all is = x ;so,only Hindu is = 285-20-29-x = 236-x ;only TOI is = 127-20-35-x = 72-x ;only IE is = 212-35-29-x = 148-x ;now, 236-x + 72-x + 148-x + 20 + 29 + 35 + x + 50 = 500 590 -2x = 500 so, x = 45this is the value who read all the 3,result is = 236-45 + 72-45 + 148-45 = 191 + 27 + 103 = 321.this is the final all plz check it...this answer is based on Venn Diagram.Thanks nd all the bestChandan Sinha

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Answered On : May 23rd, 2007

Ans : 366Just add how many persons read two papers (20+29+34)and in 500 peoples, 50 persons didnt read any news papersso just deduct from 500 (hence 450 peoples only read news papers in that town)finally deduct the no. of persons read two papers from 450 is the answer(i.e., 366)

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Ans is 366 since there are 500 people in which do like this     add all those who study both news paper 20+29+35=84    then 50 people dont read newspaper so 84+50=134now,500-134=366

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Answered On : Aug 7th, 2008

View all answers by wanderer11

@saravanan20+29+35 is the number of people who read two papers or the number of people who read atleast two papers?

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Here they did not mentioned like the people reads only 2, the people who read 3 also belonging to the category of reading 2 papers, so we don't want to assume x because it is already included in the category of reading two papers. So as per my view the solution is derived here the people only reads Hindhu=285-(20+29)=236IE=212-(29+35)=158 TOI=125-(20+35)=70 236+158+70-50= 404

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