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the ratio of boys to girls in a science class is 5 to 4. If there are 8 girls in the class, how many boys are there?

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    Let's set up a ratio. Let x = number of boys

    5/4 = x/8

    Cross multiply

    4x = 40
    x = ?

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    x=10

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