# 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?

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Apr 11, 2018

30%

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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%

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