Posted by Jennifer on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 6:15pm.
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.

Algebra  Ms. Sue, Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 6:26pm
Let b = number of boys.
b + 9 = girls
b + b + 9 = 37
2b = 37  9
b = 28/2
b = 14