# Set Problem

• Jun 17th 2010, 03:08 PM
blenyo
Set Problem
In Benue State State government house, there are five(5) hundred employees, there are 160 men, 286 university graduates, 222 married persons, 104 male university graduates, 161 married university graduates, 129 married men, 82 married male university graduates. find the number of single woman who are not university graduates.
• Jun 17th 2010, 04:38 PM
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Originally Posted by blenyo
In Benue State State government house, there are five(5) hundred employees, there are 160 men, 286 university graduates, 222 married persons, 104 male university graduates, 161 married university graduates, 129 married men, 82 married male university graduates. find the number of single woman who are not university graduates.

Someone else might post a more systematic/concise approach, but if you look at what's given you will see that:

500 employees
222 married persons => 278 single persons
160 men => 340 women

340 women

278 single persons

160 men
129 married men => 31 single men