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A fan club that comprises of boys and girls have a total of 160 members. if 32 more girls join the club, the percentage of girls will increase by 5%. Find the number of boys in the club.
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SamanthaGee Group Title
A fan club that comprises of boys and girls have a total of 160 members. if 32 more girls join the club, the percentage of girls will increase by 5%. Find the number of boys in the club.
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so from the first sentence we have b+g=160 do you see that like b is the number of boys and g is the number of girls
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estebananaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
and then: b+1.05g=160+32
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SamanthaGee Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't get it??? Why 1.05g?
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estebananaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
because g gets increased by 5%, so 1+(5/100)
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SamanthaGee Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh okay...then how do I work it out from there???
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estebananaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
from the first equation you substract g from both sides, so: b= 160g and then you substitute this value of b on the second equation: 160g+1.05g=160+32 0.05g=32 g=32/0.05, are you sure its 5%, because the value of g, doesn't make sense....
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SamanthaGee Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeahh...but the answer is actually 48 boys. But i dunno hot to get it...
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