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Posted by **Bill** on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 3:32pm.

There are 128 7th graders at Mark's school, if there are 16 more girls than boys, how many 7th grade boys are there?

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**JIll**, Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 4:24pmfirst you subtract 16 from the number of all students , then divide that number by two and you will get your answer .

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**Shelby**, Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 10:08pm128=x+16

128= number of total students.

X= the number of boys

so, 16+X because there are 16 more girls than boys...

so subract 16 from 128 which equals 112

so the number of boys is 112 and the number of girls is 112+16

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**Amber**, Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 2:16amSubtract 16 from the number of all students. 128 - 16 = 112. Divide 112 by 2 = 56. There are 56 BOYS and 56 + 16 = 72 GIRLS

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