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anonymous
 one year ago
there are 1644 students in central high school. There are 50 more girls than boys. How many boys are there?
anonymous
 one year ago
there are 1644 students in central high school. There are 50 more girls than boys. How many boys are there?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Divide the total number of students by 2, and then add 25.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 1644/2=822 822+25=847 That's the answer.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The reason why you would add 25 instead of 50 is because if you add then you'd have to subtract from the girls number. 82225=797(girls) 822+25=847 Note the 50 difference

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ooops I flipped the boys and girls excuse me

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1let x be number of boys then x + x + 50 = 1644 2x = 164450 = 1594 x = 797 girls = 797 + 50 = 847
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