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# A sector on a pie chart representing the number of students offering mathematics...

### Question

A sector on a pie chart representing the number of students offering mathematics has an angle of 24°. If 8 students offer mathematics, the total number of students in the class is

A) 80

B) 96

C) 100

D) 120

### Explanation:

$$\cfrac{24}{360} \times x = 8$$
Where $$x$$ is the total number of students
$$x = \cfrac{8 \times 360}{24} = 120$$

## Dicussion (1)

• $$\cfrac{24}{360} \times x = 8$$
Where $$x$$ is the total number of students
$$x = \cfrac{8 \times 360}{24} = 120$$