a teacher has 27 students in her class she asks the students to form as many groups of 4 as possible. how many students will not be in a group

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There are 27 students in the class. The maximum number of groups of 4 is 6, since 6x4=24 and 7x4=28. (There cannot be 7...

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Number of students in the class =24

Number of students required to form a group= 4

Total number of groups that can be formed→  divide 27 by 4 →answer 6 and remainder 3.

Thus six groups will be formed and three students will be left out.