# Find the Number of Students

In a class there are 60 students who belong to Nightingale, Peacock and Parrot house. There are four times as many students in Parrot house as Nightingale house; and six more in Peacock house than Nightingale house. How many students are in each house?

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Answer:Nightingale house has 9 students, Parrot house has 36 students and Peacock house has 15 students.Explanation:Let the number of students in Nightingale house be x.

Therefore number of students in Parrot house is 4x and number of students in Peacock house is x+6.

By the problem:

x+4x+x+6=60

or, 6x+6=60

or, 6x=54

or, x=9

Parrot=4xNigtingale

Peacock= Parrot+6

Pr+Pc+N=60

N=6, Pr=24 , Pc=30