Posted by **Kirk** on Friday, March 26, 2010 at 9:17pm.

The ratio of boys to girls in Mr. Joiner’s class is 5 to 7. If there are 15 boys in the class, how many total

students are in the class?

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**Reiny**, Friday, March 26, 2010 at 9:23pm
Ratio of boys : girls = 5:7 or how about 5x : 7x

so 5x = 15

wouldn't there be 5x + 7x or 12x students ?

take it from here.

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**Jen**, Friday, March 26, 2010 at 9:59pm
5/7=15/x, x=21

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