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The sixth grade class has 325 students; the ratio was 24 boys to 26 girls. Out of the 325 students, how many boys are there? please explain to me how you do this!!
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The sixth grade class has 325 students; the ratio was 24 boys to 26 girls. Out of the 325 students, how many boys are there? please explain to me how you do this!!
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A_Level_StudentBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
24:26 boys is the ratio
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lauren101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
not the ratio! how many boys there are!
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A_Level_StudentBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
therefore if u simplify that ratio by dividing by 2 ull get 12:13. Now the total no.of boys is 12/13+12*325 =12/25*325=156boys
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A_Level_StudentBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well thats my best only answer as far as my experience
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x = boys 26x/24 = girls So, x + 26x/24 = 325 24x/24 + 26x/24 = 325 50x/24 = 325 50x = 325 * 24 50x = 7800 x = 7800 / 50 x = 156  boys 26x/24 = 26*156/24 = 169  girls
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MarinaDLBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Set a proprtion 25 students  12 boys 325 students  x boys \[x=\frac{325*12}{25}=156 boys \]
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lauren101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thx! this really helps!
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MarinaDLBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You are welcome. Glad to help.
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