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lauren101
 3 years ago
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!!
lauren101
 3 years ago
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_Student
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.024:26 boys is the ratio

lauren101
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not the ratio! how many boys there are!

A_Level_Student
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0therefore 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

A_Level_Student
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well thats my best only answer as far as my experience

S
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3x = 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

MarinaDL
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Set a proprtion 25 students  12 boys 325 students  x boys \[x=\frac{325*12}{25}=156 boys \]

lauren101
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thx! this really helps!

MarinaDL
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You are welcome. Glad to help.
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