Sets a la Venn
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Learn about Venn diagrams with Priscilla the ugly chinchilla, as she categorizes her chinchilla friends into sets based on a survey they took.
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... that help us see relationships and differences between various elements.
She wanted to see what her ugly chinchilla friends had grown up to be, so she surveyed
eighty-three formerly ugly chinchillas.
The survey results came back:
Chinchilla Coat. Road kill.
Priscilla arranged her set of information into a circle diagram, also known as a Venn
Some chinchillas had become more than one thing.
Can you determine how many formerly-ugly chinchillas became swans?
Hook Priscilla up with the correct answer.
To find out how many chinchillas became swans, we need to first identify the Swan Circle.
No. Awesome, but no.
Now add together all the pieces of the diagram in the Swan Circle:
12 + 6 + 3 + 9 = 30
Hey there, choice C. Priscilla's diagram tells us that thirty out
of the eighty-seven formerly-ugly chinchillas became swans.
Just remember, Priscilla - no chinchilla looks ugly taking a dust bath.