There are 200 students in the 7th class at Manchester Middle School. Of these students, 22% play football and 12% play baseball. Eight students play on both teams. What is the probability that a student plays either football or baseball?

1 Answer
Apr 11, 2018

Answer:

30%

Explanation:

22% of 200 is 44, 44 students play football

12 of 200 is 24, 24 students play baseball

#44+24=68# so the teams have a total of 68 players combined

since 8 play both sports you subract 8

#68-8=60#

so a tolal of 60 students play sports

#60/200=3/10=30%