Posted by **gina** on Friday, October 17, 2008 at 2:24pm.

There were 1320 pumpkins in a pumpkin patch,

but it was difficult for farmer Joe to find the

perfect pumpkin.

• Every third pumpkin was too small.

• Every fourth pumpkin was too green.

• Every fifth pumpkin had a broken stem.

• Every sixth pumpkin had the wrong shape.

How many perfect pumpkins did farmer Joe find

in the pumpkin patch?

we thought the answer was 440. 1320/6=220. Then 1320-220=1100. then 1100/5=220. then subtract 1100-220=880 nd so on...does that make sense?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, October 17, 2008 at 2:47pm
Please study the answers you were given earlier.

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1224217351

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**Jean**, Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 12:07pm
Of 500 employees, 200 participate in a company's profit sharing plan(P), 400 have major insurance coverage(M), & 150 employees participate in both programs. Construct a Venn diagram and find out the probability that a randomly selected employees a) will be a participant in at least one of two programs b)Will not be a participant in either program

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