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100 student appeared in class test for a combined english and hindi examination. 70 students passed in both,8 failed in english and hindi and 5 failed in hindi only find how manystudents failed in english and how many students passed in hindi also find how many students passed in english

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    Use Venn diagrams
    draw two intersecting circles , one labeled E and the other labeled H within a rectangle.
    You know the intersection of E and H is 70
    and the part outside the two circles is 8
    It said 5 failed in H only, so they must have passed E, so they can't be part of the 8, but must be the part of E which is not the intersection. Put 5 into the "E only".
    label the "H only" as x
    then
    x + 70 + 5 + 8 = 100
    x = 17

    75 passed English, and 87 passed Hindi

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