Posted by **Jessica** on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 9:21pm.

A cafeteria manager needs to know how many apples and bananas to place in a cafeteria vending machine. He conducted a survey, and all students who respended chose either an apple or banana as their preferred fruit. The survey results show that 3/4 of the students who responded picked apples. If 120 students picked apples, how many picked bananas?

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**Knights**, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 9:25pm
3/4 of total = 120

therefore, 1/4 took bananas

the ones taking bananas are 3 times less than those who took apples.

so we get 120/3 = 40 people picking bananas

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**Jessica**, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 9:31pm
thank you

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**Knights**, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 9:31pm
np

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