SOLUTION: 300 people were polled to see if a dog or cat were their favorite pet. 185 likes dogs 130 liked cats and 75 people liked both. how many people didnt like either pet? What must i

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 Question 313382: 300 people were polled to see if a dog or cat were their favorite pet. 185 likes dogs 130 liked cats and 75 people liked both. how many people didnt like either pet? What must i find? What do i know? What strategy should i use? thank you very much for your help I greatly appreciate itAnswer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15623)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!300 people were polled to see if a dog or cat were their favorite pet. 185 likes dogs 130 liked cats and 75 people liked both. how many people didn't like either pet? : What must i find? Find out how many liked only dogs and how many liked only cats 185 - 75 = 110 liked dog only 130 - 75 = 55 liked cats only : What do i know? Pet lovers consist of three groups, dogs only, cats only, & both the total: 110 + 55 + 75 = 240 : What strategy should i use? Subtract pet lovers from 300 300 - 240 = 60 don't like either pet