The number of boys in a class is 5 more than the number of girls. If 3 times the number of girls is 12 times more than 2 times the number of

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The number of boys in a class is 5 more than the number of girls. If 3 times the number of girls is 12 times more than 2 times the number of boys then what is the number of boys and girls?​

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Brielle 5 months 2021-12-13T02:38:48+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-12-13T02:40:28+00:00

    Answer:

    5x+3x=12

    5x=12.3x

    5x=36

    x=5%36=7.5

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    2021-12-13T02:40:47+00:00

    Let the number of girls be x
    No of boys = 5+x

    According to the question,
    3x =12 + 2(5+x)
    3x = 12 + 10 + 2x
    x = 22

    No of girls = x = 22
    No of boys = x+5 = 27

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