Posted by **Cassie** on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:53pm.

In a recent survey of middle school students about pizza toppings, it was found that 25 students like pepperoni pizza, 31 like banana peppers pizza, and 5 liked both pepperoni and banana peppers on their pizza. If 65 students were surveyed, how many students do not like banana peppers on their pizza?

A.20

B.34

C.31

D.25

I think it is 31...? Not sure

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**JJ**, Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:06pm
I get 34...

20 liked pepperoni only, 26 like banana peppers only. I got these numbers by subtracting the 5 that liked both

I have a total of 51 students that means there were 14 others that liked neither.

I added the 14 that liked neither with the 20 that liked pepperoni only.

This can be done by using a Venn Diagram with 2 circles that overlap.

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**Cassie**, Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:38pm
Thank you

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**JJ**, Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 8:22pm
You are welcome.

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