As part of the 2007 mathematics assessment, teachers of eighth-graders were asked about the number of hours they spent on mathematics instruction per week. The full text of the question and corresponding percentage of students whose teachers responded in each category are below.

How many hours of mathematics instruction do your students receive in a typical week?

A. Less than 3 hours

B. At least 3 hours, but less than 5 hours

C. At least 5 hours, but less than 7 hours

D. 7 or more hours

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