# 8th grade math

at a restaurant 42 people had breakfast on saturday morning. 1/7 of the people ate eggs only. 2/3 of people ate both eggs and pancakes. the remaining people ate pancakes only. what is the fraction representing the number of people who ate pancakes only.

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2. is answer 4/21 for people eating pancakes. 1/7 of 42 is 6 and 2/3 of 42 is 28. added together and got 34. then subtracted 34 from 42 and got 8. so would it be 8/42 and reduce which would be 4/21. not sure this is answer.

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