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In Jessica's art class, the ratio of girls to boys is 3:2. If there are 25 students in the class, how many more girls are there than boys?

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    Girls : Boys = 3 : 2
    3x = girls
    2x = boys

    3x + 2x = 25
    5x = 25
    x = 5

    Girls = 3x = 3(5) = 15
    Boys = 2x = 2(5) = 10

    How many more girls are there than boys?

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    20

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    5 boys

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