math
posted by sam on .
There are 27 students in Mrs. Reeds class. The number of boys and number of girls are both composite numbers. There are 3 more girls than boys. How many girls and how many boys are in the class?

X Boys
(X+3) Girls.
x + (x+3) = 27.
2x = 273 = 24
X = 12.
X+3 = 15.