math
posted by gary on .
I have been doing this prblem for hours and am trying to see how they get this answer. Please help!
One eighth of an audience consisted of boys and onefourth consisted of girls.
What percent of the audience consisted of children?

1/8 + 1/4 = 1/8 + 2/8 = 3/8
3/8 = 0.375 = 37.5%