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All of the primary students at the Sunshine Elementary School were present on the day that one-third of the class went on the science field trip. Two fifths of the remaining primary students went skating at the local rink.If there were 36 primary students remaining at school, how many primary students attend Sunshine Elementary? Show your thinking clearly and try to identify the problem solving strategy you used.

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A fraction word problem is solved and explained.

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The strategy to solve this problem is to setup an algebraic equation relating the various quantities and solve for the missing quantity.

Let 'x' represent the no. of primary students ...

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