Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 3:08pm.

ratio of 3/2 boys and girls 12 boys in class how must girls is

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, October 8, 2012 at 3:28pm
Please proofread and clarify your problem. It makes no sense the way you posted it.

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**Steve**, Monday, October 8, 2012 at 4:02pm
apparently there are 3 boys for every 2 girls

given 12 boys, that makes 3*4 boys

so, there are 2*4 = 8 girls

surely the problem was not expressed in such vague and inaccurate language. Why not just copy it as it was written?

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**hannah**, Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 10:31pm
There were 12 boys and 18 girls in a class. Then, 3 more boys joined

the class and 2 girls left. What is the ratio of the number of boys to

the number of girls in the class now?

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