Brothers and sisters

There are 35 children in the class, 23 of them have a brother, and 27 of them have a sister. How many children have both a brother and a sister when there are 5 children in the class who have no brother or sister?

Correct answer:

x =  20

Step-by-step explanation:

30=x+27x+23x  x=23+27(355)=20

We will be pleased if You send us any improvements to this math problem. Thank you!


You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

Related math problems and questions:

  • Brothers and sisters
    family Lenka has as many brothers as sisters. Her brothers have twice as many sisters as brothers. How many brothers and sisters are in the family?
  • Family
    family_2 Martin has just as brothers as sisters. His sister Jana but has 2 times more brothers than sisters. a) How many children are in this family? b) How many boys and how many girls are in the family?
  • Large family
    family I have as many brothers as sisters and each my brother has twice as many sisters as brothers. How many children do parents have?
  • Camp
    tabor In a class are 26 children. During the holidays 16 children were in the camps and 14 children on holiday with their parents. Determine the minimum and maximum number of children that may have been in the camp and on holiday with their parents at the same
  • Families
    family2 In the class, we investigated how many children have families in which they live. How many % of pupils live in families with more than two children? If five families have one child in 9 families, have 2 children, in 5 families have 3 children, in 2 famili
  • Here is
    calc Here is a data set (n=117) that has been sorted. 10.4 12.2 14.3 15.3 17.1 17.8 18 18.6 19.1 19.9 19.9 20.3 20.6 20.7 20.7 21.2 21.3 22 22.1 22.3 22.8 23 23 23.1 23.5 24.1 24.1 24.4 24.5 24.8 24.9 25.4 25.4 25.5 25.7 25.9 26 26.1 26.2 26.7 26.8 27.5 27.6 2
  • Language courses
    venn_intersect Of the company's 60 employees, 28 attend an English course, 17 take a German course, and 20 do not attend any of these courses. How many employees attend both courses?
  • Subtracting sets
    venn_intersect_1 For two sets K, L is true: K has 30 elements, L has 27 elements and the set L - K has 22 elements. How many elements does the set K - L have?
  • School trip
    venn_intersect On a school trip, 17 of the 28 children bought ice cream or chocolate in a candy store. Twelve children bought chocolate, and nine children bought ice cream. How many children bought ice cream and chocolate? How many children did not buy ice cream? How ma
  • Group of children
    family_1 There is a group of children. There is a boy named Adam in each of the three children subgroup and a girl named Beata in each quartet (four-member subgroup). How many children can be in such a group and what are their names in that case?
  • Two sisters
    cd_disc Two sisters together have 54 CDs. 6/8 CDs has younger sister and is equal to 3/5 of CDs older sisters. How many CDs has each of the sisters?
  • Buffet
    bufett In the school buffet were 30 children. 21 children bought sandwiches and 15 children bought lemonade. Four children did not buy anything. How many children bought lemonade and sandwiche?
  • The raw
    statistics The raw data presented here are the scores (out of 100 marks) of a market survey regarding the acceptability of new product launched by a company for random sample of 50 respondents: 40 45 41 45 45 30 30 8 48 25 26 9 23 24 26 29 8 40 41 42 39 35 18 25 35
  • Reducing scale
    map_mo I am sizing some landscaping and I measured everything for a 20 to 1 scale. I realized when I was done that it was at 30 to 1. How can I convert what I already have to 30 to 1. (Example, grass area is 22,871.6' at 20 to 1, how do you figure it out to be 3
  • Two brothers
    mapa_ta3_3 The two brothers were to be divided according to the will of land at an area of 1ha 86a 30m2 in a ratio of 5:4. How many will everyone get?
  • Family and age ratios
    family_1 The age of father and son are in the ratio 10:3; the age of father and daughter are in the ratio 5:2. How old are father and son if the daughter is 20 years old? In what ratio is age sister and brother?
  • Czech crowns
    KC.JPG Small Petra save money. Grandfather give her 10 crowns. Petra asked his older sister let her calculate how much he has saved up. Sister told her that he has less than 30 crowns. If the sum is divided by three left one crown. If the sum is divided by the f