Sarin participates in school anniversary event part 17 (math question)

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Read posting Sarin participates in school anniversary event part 1 for school anniversary.

Challenge yourself with the question before look out for the given solution‼

Lower primary school mathematics question LPQ85

During the school anniversary dinner event, there are 48 more guests lined up in Queue A than Queue B at the reception area. In order to speed up the receipting process, Sarin decided to transfer some guests in the queue. How many guests must be transferred from Queue A to Queue B so that there are 24 more guests in Queue A than Queue B?

Solution:

            Draw the model

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            Finally, there are 24 more Guests in Queue A than Queue B

            The number of guests in Queue A more than Queue B is 2 times (48) initially

            From the model

            1 unit of the 48 needs to transfer from Queue A to Queue B to have 24 guests more in Queue A

            4 units = 48    

            1 unit = 12

            12 guests need to transfer from Queue A to Queue B

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