http://www.emaths.co.uk/sats/2009/2009_68_Paper2.pdf < please click on this link and go to question 8 and help me how to solve it
http://www.emaths.co.uk/sats/2009/2009_68_Paper2.pdf < please click on this link and go to question 8 and help me how to solve it
3/8 said yes and 5/8 said no...
it means that 5/8 - 3/8 = 2/8 more pupils said no than yes...
it is said in the question that 46 more pupils said no than yes
=> 2/8 = 46
the total number of pupils is given by 1 or 8/8
if,
2/8 -> 46
8/8 -> 46 / (2/8) * (8/8)
=184
Answer: 184 pupils