Posted by **Joe** on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 8:26pm.

For every girl taking classes at the martial arts school, there are 3 boys who are taking classes at the school. If there are 236 students taking classes, write and solve a proportion to predict the number of boys taking classes at the school.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 8:28pm
3/4 = x/236

Cross multiply and solve for x.

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**taylor**, Monday, November 26, 2012 at 8:53pm
3/4=x/236 cross multiply 3 and 236 and drop down the 4and x to get 4x=708 and divide 4/4 and 708/4 and get 177

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**miss abby**, Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 7:26pm
the answer is 177

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**Quinn Wimbish**, Monday, September 15, 2014 at 7:44pm
Thanx! I was doing this on my homework, and I'm so glad I was able to find this!! :D

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 6:35pm
3/4. ?/236

4•59=236

3•59=177

177 is the answer

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