Posted by **Koishik** on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:56am.

when 120 guests take seat in an auditorium,only 34 of the seats occupied.what is the total number of seats in the auditorium? Ans : 160,How it possible?

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:33am
With your data, I don't know. You still don't proofread your question.

If "120 guests take seat(s) in an auditorium" wouldn't 120 seats be "*occupied*"?

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**Koishik**, Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:53am
when 120 guests take seat in an auditorium,only 34 of the seats unoccupied.what is the total number of seats in the auditorium? Ans : 160,How it possible?

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**Steve**, Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:13pm
since 120+34 = 154, I don't see how there could be 160 seats in all.

Maybe 6 seats were occupied by staffers or sneak-ins, not guests.

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