Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 5:22pm.

There are 12 girls in one of the fifth grade classes. The number of girls is two-thirds the number of boys, b. The number of boys can be found using the equation 2/3b=12. How many boys are in the class?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 5:25pm
2/3b=12

b = 12 / (2/3)

b = 12 * (3/2)

b = 36/2

b = 18

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**destiny**, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 6:50pm
if i bought a dress that cost 55.00 dollars and the sales tax was 8% exatcly how much will the dress cost?

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**Clarie Martinez**, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 7:48pm
what is 11/12 , 1/12 ,1/6 and 5/6 in decimal and percent simplest form?

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**ximena**, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 9:47pm
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**Anonymous**, Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 2:50pm
36

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