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3/8 of people at a fun fair were children 3/4 of the remaining people were men there were 140 more children than women how many people went to the fun fair

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The fraction of children was 3/8 The remaining fraction was 1-3/8=5/8 the fraction of men was 3/4*5/8=15/32 the fraction of women=1/4*5/8=5/32 given that the there were 140 more children than women, the fraction represented by this is: 3/8-5/32 =7/32 thus the total number of people who were there was: 1/(7/32)*140 =640 The answer is 640

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