# SOLUTION: In my class, one-half of the students went to the dance, one-third of the remainder went to the movies, and the remaining 8 people stayed home. How many students are in my class?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 235826: In my class, one-half of the students went to the dance, one-third of the remainder went to the movies, and the remaining 8 people stayed home. How many students are in my class?Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!X/2+1/3*X/2+8=X X/2+X/6-X+8=0 (3X+X-6X)/6=-8 -2X=-48 X=-48/-2 X=24 TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS. PROOF: 24/2+1/3*24/2+8=24 12+24/6+8=24 12+4+8=24 24=24