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Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 4, Number 25, March 22, 1999
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Those Surveyed

1. One hundred adults answered questions in a telephone survey. There were an equal number of men and women surveyed. Only 20%, (1/5) of the men admitted that they had ever eaten Toasty Ouchy Cereal. Half of the women said that they had eaten that cereal.

Put a T in front of every statement that is true.
Put an M in front of every statement that might be true.
Put an F in front of every statement that is false.

1. ____ Of those surveyed, fifteen more women than men said that they had ever eaten Toasty Ouchy Cereal.

2. ____ Of those surveyed, fifteen more women than men had ever eaten Toasty Ouchy Cereal.

3. ____ Of those surveyed, fifteen more men than women said that they had ever eaten Toasty Ouchy Cereal.

4. ____ Sixty-five of the people surveyed did not say that they had ever eaten Toasty Ouchy Cereal.

5. ____ In the country where the survey was taken, Toasty Ouchy Cereal is eaten by more women than men.

6. ____ In the country where the survey was taken, Toasty Ouchy Cereal is eaten by more men than women.

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