SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 83: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 83

17.

If 5,000 students attended State U in 1995, how many majored in history or English?

A. 185
B. 425
C. 500
D. 925
E. 1,850

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:

D. For history and English combined, 8.5% + 10% = 18.5%. Next, 18.5% of 5,000 = 0.185 × 5,000 = 925.

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