Algebra
posted by Jennifer on .
There are 37 students in an algebra class. there are 9 more girls than boys. how many boys and how many girls are in the class? I have to use systems of equations to solve.

Let b = number of boys.
b + 9 = girls
b + b + 9 = 37
2b = 37  9
b = 28/2
b = 14