# Question of the Day

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Mathematics > Standard Multiple Choice

Read the following SAT test question and then click on a button to select your answer.

At Central High School, the math club has members and the chess club has members. If a total of students belong to only one of the two clubs, how many students belong to both clubs?

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#### Hint

Let stand for the number of students who belong to both clubs. The members of the math club can be broken down into two groups: those who are in both clubs (there are students in this category) and those who are in the math club only (there are students in this category).

The members of the chess club can also be broken down into two groups: students who are in both clubs and students who are in the chess club only.

The fact that a total of students belong to only one of these two clubs allows you to write an equation in , and solving for gives the number asked for.

# Question of the Day

## Can you answer today's question?

Next Tests:
11/7 , 12/5

Oct
13
2015
24,804 responses
Number Answered 9,362 15,442
37% correct

Mathematics > Standard Multiple Choice

Read the following SAT test question and then click on a button to select your answer.

At Central High School, the math club has members and the chess club has members. If a total of students belong to only one of the two clubs, how many students belong to both clubs?

Answer Choices

#### Answer

Let stand for the number of students who belong to both clubs. The members of the math club can be broken down into two groups: those who are in both clubs (there are students in this category) and those who are in the math club only (there are students in this category).

The members of the chess club can also be broken down into two groups: students who are in both clubs and students who are in the chess club only.

Since a total of students belong to only one of the two clubs, you know that . Solving this equation gives , so students belong to both clubs.