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# The total number of participants who went on the field trip consisted of all 7th grade students and 7 adult chaperones. 2/3 of the total participants rode a large bus and the rest rode a smaller bus. If 54 of the students rode the large bus, how many students went on the field trip? Show Work!(A) 36 students(B) 54 students(C) 74 students(D) 90 students

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Answer:C. 74Step-by-step explanation:2/3 of the total participants rode a large bus and the rest rode a smaller bus, then 1/3 of the total participants rode a small bus. If 54 of the students rode the large bus, then54 students = 2/3 of the total participants27 students = 1/3 of the total participantsThus, 27 paticipants rode the small bus.The total number of participants is 54 + 27 = 81 participants7 of them are adult chaperones, the rest are students, so the number of students is81 - 7 = 74 students.