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

How do you solve this equation;

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 4:24pm
first 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 10:08pm
128=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 2:16am
Subtract 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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**Sandy**, Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 12:40am
Let boys=x and girls=x+16:-

boys + girls =218

x + (x+16 =218

2x + 16 =218

x = (218-16)/2

= 101

Hence boys =101 and girls =101+16

Hope this helps

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**Joshua Robinson**, Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 1:31am
In a survey, three out of seven people named blue as their favorite color. One out of six named red. If 1,092 people were included in the survey, how many named neither blue nor red as their favorite color (can any one help me

A. 650 people

B. 468 people

C. 442 people

D. 806 people

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