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Of the 125 students in an elementary school, some only play checkers, some only play chess, and some play both. 89 students play checkers and 45 students play checkers and chess. How many students in the school play chess?

Oct 18th, 2015

Thank you for the opportunity to help you with your question!

Total number of students = 125 students

Those who play checkers = 89 students ( of these 89 some play chess also)

Those who play Both checkers and chess = 45 students

Therefore those who play checkers only are; 89 - 45 = 44 students

Thus those who play chess only are; 125 - 89 = 36 students

Therefore the number of students that play chess is; 36 + 45 = 81 students

Please let me know if you need any clarification. I'm always happy to answer your questions.
Oct 18th, 2015

Any questions would be welcomed.

Thank you.

Oct 18th, 2015

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