ONE CLASS HAS 9 FEWER BOYS THAN GIRLS.TOGETHER THERE ARE 33 STUDENTS. WHAT IS THE NUMBER OF BOYS IN THE CLASS? THE NUMBER OF GIRLS?
MATH - Ms. Sue, Monday, October 10, 2011 at 12:55pm
Let G = girls
G + G - 9 = 33
2G = 24
G = 24/2
G = ?
MATH - PsyDAG, Monday, October 10, 2011 at 12:56pm
First, please do not use all capitals. Online it is like SHOUTING. Not only is it rude, but it is harder to understand. Thank you.
Let x = # boys, then x + 9 = # of girls
x + x + 9 = 33
Solve for x, then x + 9.