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Study the problem. Then, answer the questions that follow. (In class, the ratio of boys to girls is 3:5. If there are 24 boys in the class, how many girls are there?) 1) What is the equation (proportion)? a. 5:3 = 24:n b. 3:24 = n:5 c. 3:5 = 24:n 2) What is the complete answer? a. There are 40 boys in all. b. There are 40 girls in all. c. There are 120 girls in all. 3) How many students are there in all? a. 27 b. 45 c. 64

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