Posted by **christal** on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 4:14pm.

a class has 18 classes with 35 students in each class. in order to reduce the class size to 30,how many new classes must be formed?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 4:41pm
First we need to find out how many students the class has now.

18 x 35 = ?

Divide that answer by 30 to find how many classes must be formed.

18*35 = x/30

Solve for x

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**christal**, Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 4:47pm
a school has 18 classes,with 35 students in each class.in order to reduce the class size to 30, how many new classes will be formed?

a)2

b)3

c)5

D)6

e)8

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 4:49pm
Take the answer you got above and subtract 18 from it to find how many new classes must be formed.

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**christal**, Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 4:50pm
so maythe answer be 3?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 4:53pm
Yay! You've got it! :-) The school needs to form 3 new classes.

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