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Posted by **pat** on Monday, January 31, 2011 at 9:33pm.

There are 16 girls in a class of 36 student. which expression could be used to determine the number of boys (b) in the class?

please! help i think this too hard for 5th grade math. this suppose to be for 10th or college level instead of me..i dont even understnd this problem.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, January 31, 2011 at 9:42pmThese are not college or high school problems. They are part of the normal 5th grade curricula.

Check this site for LCM instructions.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/least-common-multiple.html

Let x = the number of boys in the class.

36 - 16 = x

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**Writeacher**, Monday, January 31, 2011 at 9:54pmI agree with Ms. Sue. These are definitely in a good 5th grade math curriculum. My granddaughter is in 5th grade this year, and she has had this level of work for over a year now.

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**pat**, Monday, January 31, 2011 at 9:58pmcan you show how to do the median ?

what is the median for the following numbers?

142,83,65,178,14,78.

i think 83 is the answer.

36/16=B THE ANSWER FOR EXPRESSION FOR .36 STUDENTS 36/16=20 BOYS THE ANSWER

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**Writeacher**, Monday, January 31, 2011 at 10:40pmhttp://www.purplemath.com/modules/meanmode.htm

"The median is the middle number. In this example, the numbers are already listed in numerical order, so I don't have to rewrite the list.**But there is no "middle" number, because there are an even number of numbers. In this case, the median is the mean (the usual average) of the middle two values**: (2 + 4) ÷ 2 = 6 ÷ 2 = 3"

14, 65, 78, 83, 142, 178

So you need to find the average (mean) between 78 and 83. How will you do that?

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**Sivashen**, Monday, March 21, 2011 at 5:29amLCM=3

let x=total students

let y=total girls

let z=total boyz

z=x-y

z=36-16

z=10

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 3:57amVisitors to an art musuem were asked to

name a favorite type of art.Pottery was

named by 9/40 of the visitors, paonting

was named by 2/5, and sculpture was

named by 3/8. What was the favorite type of art of most visitors ?

THIS IS SOOOOO HARD !!!! PlEaSe HeLp

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**ztram backwards**, Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 8:19pmlcm=45

36-16=boys

By the way i learned this before 5th grade

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 8:20pmi dont know

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**CRAZYPOOPMONSTER**, Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 3:15pmThis seems very easy..