# How many people were there in the group?

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An ice skating rink is for hire at Rs 80 per hour.
Skates may be hired at Rs 10 per pair.
A school group hired the ice skating rink for 2 hours for an excursion.
Half of the people in the group hired skates.
The group paid a total of Rs 620 for the skating rink and skate hire.
How many people were there in the group?

posted Dec 14, 2017
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92 people
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Renting the skating ring for 2 hours costs 160 Rs.
That leaves 620-160=460 Rs for renting skates.
That is 46 skates. As half the group needed to rent skates, the total group = 92 people.

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