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Posted by **che** on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:10am.

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**Steve**, Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:19amif there are 4x boys, there are 6x girls.

4x+6x=54

10x=54

x=5.4

so, there are 21.6 boys and 32.4 girls.

a strange solution. Are you sure there was no mistake in the question as written?

Unless, of course, not all the boys and girls are pupils.

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**che**, Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:20amthat is the do or die question in the math challenge... their answer was 24... and i can't really figure it out how they get the 24....

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**che**, Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22ambut steve thanks anyway....

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**Steve**, Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:24amIf the answer is 24, then there must have been 60 pupils in the class. 24 boys, 36 girls.

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**che**, Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:27amthat's right....

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