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maths
3/5 boys, 1/10 girls, the remainder were adults First, find the LCD, 10 3/5 = 6/10 6/10 boys + 1/10 girls = 7/10 total children that were spectators
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 7:34am by Helper

Math (5th grade)
There are 8 more girls than boys in the Math Club. The club has 44 memebers. How many boys and how many girls are in the club? Show your work.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 8:50pm by Leann

Math
A teacher is trying to pick 7 students to represent his class at an upcoming state competition. If there are 18 boys and 10 girls in the class, in how many ways can the teacher pick 4 boys and 3 girls to attend the event?
Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 4:59pm by Meghan

math
Two representatives are chosen at random from a group of 100 students that has 50 girls and 50 boys. What is the probability that the representatives seledted are either both boys or both girls?
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 8:59pm by karen

math
There are 6x boys and 4x girls. add them up: 10x = 300, so x=30. There are 180 boys and 120 girls. (180-30):(120-20) = 150:100 = 3:2
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 9:26am by Steve

math
boys --- x girls --- 3x total ---- 4x ratio of girls to total = 3x : 4x = 3 : 4
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 1:47pm by Reiny

math
Let b be the number of boys, g be the number of girls. "54 pupils in class" b + g = 54 "3 more boys than girls" b = g+3
Monday, June 11, 2012 at 6:06am by Pendergast

MATHS
If school A has a boys and b girls, and school B has c boys and d girls, then a/c = 2/1 b/d = 4/5 a+b = c+d we want to find a/b a = 2c 5b = 4d a-c = d-b a-(a/2) = (5b/4)-b a/2 = b/4 a/b = 2/4 = 1/2
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 8:14pm by Steve

Math
Im trying to help my daughter with some math homework and Im stuck can you help me please this is the problem Jeremy has been home sick with the flu for the last 7 days. While absent from school, he got 31 get well cards from friends. there were 5 more cards from girls than ...
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 5:54pm by Jay

mathss
How many ways can 2 girls be chosen from 80? n = 80 r = 2 C(n,r) = n!/[r!(n-r)!] = 80!/[2!(78!)] 80*79/2 = 3160 then 2 boys from 100 100*99/2 = 4950 then 1 teacher from 20 is obviously 20 I now have 3160 groups of girls, 4950 groups of boys and 20 groups of teachers. The ways ...
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at 4:44am by Damon

Maths
A moment ago, 80% of the children in a hall were girls. 48 girls and 2 boys left the hall. The remaining children were then told to form groups of 9. In each group, there were 2 boys. How many children were there in the hall first?
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 9:14am by Surya

math/ratios
number of girls --- 7x numbero boys ---- 4x 7x + 4x = 77 11x = 77 x= 7 so we have 49 girls and 28 boys
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 11:13pm by Reiny

math
ration 3:4 ratio 4:15 boys: 3:10 girls: 4:15
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 6:01pm by bobpursley

algebra 1 help
i have 8 coins in my pocket all are either nickles or dimes. they total 70 cents how many nickels and how many dimes do i have? there are 28 members of the co-ed flag football team, this icludes 6 more boys than girls. how many boys and how many girls are there on the team.
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 2:10pm by anonymous

pre-algebra
There are 1,400 students in a school.The number of girls is 3/4 the number of boys.How many students are in the other grade levels if 1/6 of the girls and 1/5 of the boys in first grade?
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 9:18pm by Fernando

Maths
A school has 1800 pupils. 55% of the pupils are girls. 30% of the girls and 70% pf the boys travel by bus. a.) How many girls travel by bus? b.) How many boys travel by bus? c.) What percentage of the pupils travel by bus?
Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 6:05am by Student56

5th math
x = number of boys x + 4 = number of girls x + x + 4 = 30 2x + 4 = 30 2x = 26 x = 13 x = number of boys = 13 x + 4 = number of girls = 13 + 4 = 17 13 boys + 17 girls = 30
Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 12:27am by go suc dick

Math
A math class has girls and boys in the seventh grade and girls and boys in the eighth grade. The teacher randomly selects a seventh grader and an eighth grader from the class for a competition. What is the probability that the students she selects are both girls? Write your ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:43am by MADISON

math
Make a simple chart ....class A......class B boys .. girls...boys .. girls 3y ...... 3x.......5y .... 2x we know 3y+3x = 5y+2x x = 2y ration of girls to boys in class B = 2x : 5y = 2(2y) : 5y = 4 : 5 There is no unique solution , just pick any value for y e.g. using y = 5, ...
Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 5:29am by Reiny

math
Posted by vera on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 12:57pm. At dewberry Elementary there are 5 times as many boys than girls. Let (b) represent the number of boys. Which expression shows the number of girls students at the school. a. 5xb b. 5 divided by b c. b divided by 5 d. bx5 ...
Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 12:57pm by vera

Math
Easy. Ok "Half the boys said....yes" which means half said no. 17 said no so that means 17 out of 34 boys know to swim. Now for the girls, we know there are 34 boys so that leaves 66 girls total. 66 multiplied by 2/3 is 44. (44 girls said yes.) 44+34= 78. Therefore 78 seventh ...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 7:33pm by Daniel

6th grade Math
The number of girls in a class is 70% of the number of boys. If the class has 25 boys, how many girls are in the class?
Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 11:02pm by Vickie

Statistics
In planning a family of 4 children assume boys and girls are equally likely on each birth. Find (i) the probability distribution (ii) the expected number of boys (iii) the standard deviation of the number of boys.
Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 12:20pm by Donald Crentsil

math
there are 80 students in math club. For every 5 girls, there are 3 boys. How many girls & boys in club.
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 3:34pm by mary

math
The 5th grade marching band includes boys & girls. There are 28 boys in a marching band. The boys are 7/10 of the students in the marching band. What fraction of students in the marching band girls? What is the total number of students in the marching band?
Friday, February 24, 2012 at 6:16pm by nina

Math
It's false. Why do you think it's false? What does a ratio mean? Could there be 20 boys and 10 girls in the class?
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 6:18pm by Ms. Sue

math
Math word problem: There are 25 students in Mrs. Roberts 3rd grade class. There are 9 more boys than girls in the class. How many boys and girls are in Mrs. Robert's class.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 5:40pm by Lisa

biology
Here are the ways it can happen: all boys, only one way. bbbb three boys, one girl, four ways: bbbg bbgb bgbb gbbb 2girls, two boys six ways. ggbb gbgb gbbg bggb bgbg bbgg three g, one boy, same as 3b,one g four ways. four girls gggg one way. so probaby of two girls, two boys...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 9:53pm by bobpursley

math
if there are 2x boys, there are 7x girls, so 7x = 2x+250 5x=250 x=50 so, 100 boys, 350 girls
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 7:47pm by Steve

Estimation and Computation
The ratio of boys to girls in a class is 2:3. If a student is chosen at random to be on the student council, what is the probability it will be a girl?
Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 2:32am by Taylor

math HELP PLZ DO MINE
In a school of 230 students, half of the boys and two-thirds of the girls own at least one pet. A total of 95 students do not own any pet. How many boys and how many girls are there in the school?
Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 3:27pm by Theresa Williams

statistics
Proofread your questions before you post them. "20 of them are girls and boys"? I will asume 20 are girls and 30 are boys. P(fair) = 5/50 p(rich) = 10/50 p(IQ) = 3/50 P(girl) = 20/50 Probability of all events occurring is found by multiplying the individual probabilities.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 1:25am by PsyDAG

math
in a class there are 4 boys for every 6 girls. there are 54 pupils. how many boys are there?
Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:10am by che

math/hurry
there are 3 boys for every 4 girls.how many are boys in a class of 42?
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 1:39am by mel

math
If there are two girls on each team, that means the 3/4 boys = 6 boys. 4(6+2) = ?
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 5:33pm by PsyDAG

spanish
chicos = perhaps not people, but kids! (or boys/boys and girls) Sra
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 7:36pm by SraJMcGin

Permutation
In how many ways can 5 boys and 5 girls be seated around a table so that no 2 boys are adjacent?
Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 5:25am by Rey

math
if there are 10 more girls than boys in a club with 60 members, how many are boys?
Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 1:22pm by grace

Math
5 boys to 7 girls? 48/12 = 4 5 * 4 = 20 boys 7 * 4 = 28
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 6:21pm by Ms. Sue

math
there are 45 children in a class.if there are 3 more girls than boys,how many are girls?
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 2:04am by marc

math
there are 45 children in a class.if there are 3 more girls than boys,how many are girls?
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 2:08am by marc

math
On a class trip there wre 30 more girls than boys.The total number of students on the trip was 210.Write and solve an equation to find the number of girls and the number of boys on the class trip.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 8:02pm by ashley

Math
2 + 3 = 5 Out of every 5 students, 2 are girls and 3 are boys. That means 2/5 are girls.
Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 6:43pm by Ms. Sue

Pre-Algebra
a school has 362 students , there are 84 more girls then boys how many boys is there
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 12:07am by Anonymous

ACT Math
Of the 60 students in a school, 24 are currently studying chemistry. Exactly 16 of the girls in the school are not currently studying chemistry. The number of girls in the school is 33. How many boys are currently studying chemistry? Correct answer is 17. How did they get that...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 1:59pm by Java

Algebra 1
if i have 550 students and there are 144 more boys than girls how many girls are in class
Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 8:40am by jennifer

math
There are are 20% more girls than boys in the senior class.What percentage of the seniors are girls?
Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 12:06pm by Shambhavi

math HELP PLZ DO MINE
There are 64 kids in the swimming pool there are 8 more girls than boys How many Boys are there?
Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 3:27pm by gabby

fractions
3/4 of the students in school were girls and the rest were boys.2/3 of the girls and1/2 of the boys attended the school carnival. Find the total number of students in the school if 330 students did not attend the carnival
Monday, October 29, 2012 at 11:34pm by Christal

Math
Half the boys said yes so half said yes. 17 boys said no so the other half said yes so 17 boys said yes. 17 + 17 = 34 boys total. Now 100 students take away 34 boys (students) which now leaves 66 students (girls) total. now 2/3 of 66 is 44 because 22 times 3 = 66. so Now 44 ...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 7:33pm by ?

math for Ms. Sue
The fifth grade marching band includes boys and girls. There are 28 boys in the marching band. The 28 boys are 7/10 of the students in the marching band. a. What fraction of the students n the marching band are girls? b. What is the total number of students in the marching ...
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 5:46pm by Anonymous

math
number of boys --- 2x number of girls --- 5x after 12 new boys number of boys = 2x+12 girls , still 5x (2x+12)/(5x) = 4/9 18x + 108 = 20x 108 = 2x x = 54 So now the number of boys = 2x+12 = 108+12 = 120
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 10:28am by Reiny

maths
1)There are 7 groups of Scouts attending a campfire with an average of 28 scouts per group. Each group has a different number of scouts. If the largest group has 33 scouts in it, what is the smallest possible number of scouts in each group? 2)The average amount of money that 5...
Monday, September 26, 2011 at 10:34am by joi

math
A man decided to give 12 pieces of candy to each of the girls in his town and 8 pieces of candy to each of the boys. Of the 612 children in his town, only half the girls and three quarters of the boys were allowed to take the candy. How many pieces of candy did the gentleman ...
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 9:33am by Anonymous

5th math
Mr. davison has 30 students in his class . He has four more girls than boys. How many boys are in Mr. Davision class? can you please check my answer? I got 11 boys . does it sound about right ?
Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 12:27am by pat

math
3/4 of the students in a school were girls and the rest were boys. 2/3 of the girls and 1/2 of the boys attended the school carnival. Find the total number of students in the school if 330 students did not attend the carnival.
Monday, October 29, 2012 at 5:27pm by Nai

5th grade math
there are 16 girls and 9 boys in mr thompson classroom. which percentage of students are girls?
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 5:53pm by albert

5th grade math
there are 16 girls and 9 boys in mr thompson classroom. which percentage of students are girls?
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 5:53pm by albert

5th grade math
there are 16 girls and 9 boys in mr thompson classroom. which percentage of students are girls?
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 5:53pm by albert

math
mrs. cooper's class has 11 more girls than boys. there are 35 students in all. how many girls are there?
Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 8:07pm by viri

8th grade math
A man decided to give 12 pieces of candy to each of the girls in his town and 8 pieces of candy to each of the boys. Of the 612 children in his town, only half the girls and three quarters of the boys were allowed to take the candy. How many pieces of candy did the gentleman ...
Monday, October 11, 2010 at 9:32pm by Anonymous

Math
A class has 27 students. Fifteen are boys and the rest are girls. What is the ratio of girls to total students? 12 : 15 15 : 12 27 : 12 12 : 27
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 9:04am by Eric

math
Oops,first question was wrong. Sorry. There are 30 kids in a class room.3/5 of them are girls. How many are boys and how many are girls.
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 9:31pm by eliza

math
In how many ways can 4 boys and 4 girls sit around a circle table if each boy sits between two girls?
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 7:04pm by Epic

5th math
x = number of boys x + 4 = number of girls x + x + 4 = 30 2x + 4 = 30 2x = 26 x = 13 x = number of boys = 13 x + 4 = number of girls = 13 + 4 = 17 13 boys + 17 girls = 30
Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 12:27am by helper

math
15 boys is three times the number of boys originally, so there are 21 girls, meaning there is a total of 36 students.
Monday, December 7, 2009 at 8:28pm by Paula

maths
first we represent unknowns using variables. let x = number of girls in the hall since the the total number of children is 335, let 335 - x = number of boys in the hall then we set-up the equation. since 1/4 of the girls and 2/5 of the boys are swimmers and their total is 110...
Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 12:28am by Jai

math in focus
at a baseball game, there were three times as many males as females. 5/6 of the males were boys and the rest were men. 2/3 of the females were girls and the rest were women. Given that there were 121 more boys than girls, how many adults were there at the baseball game?
Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 10:51pm by Anonymous

Maths
initially, b/g = 1/4 after some left, (b-2)/(g-48) = 2/7 since there were groups of 2 boys and 7 girls. g=4b 7(b-2) = 2(4b-48) b = 82 so g = 328 so, at first there were 410 children after kids left, there were 80 boys 280 girls making 40 groups of 2boys and 7girls
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 9:14am by Steve

Math
Mrs coopers 5th grade class has 11 more girls than boys. There are 35 students in all. How many girls are there?
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 6:32pm by Chad

Maths
A psychological test was given to 92 teenage boys and 68 teenage girls. The test was used to assign a score to each teenager, measured on the ‘worry scale’ – 0 (not worried) to 100 (very worried). A summary of the results is given in the table below. Girls; Sample Size 68 ...
Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 2:44pm by Tony

math
at a baseball game, there were three times as many males as females. 5/6 of the males were boys and the rest were men. 2/3 of the females were girls and the rest were women. Given that there were 121 more boys than girls, how many adults were there at the baseball game?
Monday, October 29, 2012 at 5:46pm by scoob

English
Should parents/guardians raise their teenage girls in the same way that they raise their teenage boys? Why or why not? What rules should be the same for girls and boys? What should be different? Are behavioral expectations the same for adult men and women? Explain.
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 11:11am by shea

math/hurry
let the number of boys be 3x and the number of girls be 4x 2x+4x = 42 7x=42 x=6 so we have 3x or 18 boys and 4x or 24 girls.
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 1:39am by Reiny

math
there are 40 pupils in a class. each girl is given 5 books and each boy is given 4 books.the girls have 65 more books than the boys. how many more girls than boys are there in the class?
Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 8:10am by kyla

statistics
assuming that boys and girls are equally likely, estimate the probability of getting at least 32 boys out of 60 births
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 9:51am by camera

statistics
For every 100 births in the U.S., the number of boys follows, approxiamately, a normal curve with a mean of 51 and standard deviation of 5 boys. If the next 100 births in your local hospital resulted in 36 boys (and thus 64 girls) would that be unusual?
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 6:19am by Anonymous

math
That won"t work. Just test it with 2 very different amounts. Let's assume there are 1000000 boys and 5 girls. 1/8 of 1000000 is 125,000. 1/5 of 5 is 1. So 125,001 out of 1,000,005 people went. That is (a little more than) 12.5%. Your fraction of 13/40 is 32.5% and I am not ...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 2:18am by MattsRiceBowl

MATH - URGENT!!!
There are 5 boys and 4 girls in my class. In how many ways can they be seated in a row of 9 chairs such that at least 3 girls are all next to each other?
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 1:39pm by Speedo

ratio
B = boys G = girls B B B GGG GGG GGG
Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7:27pm by Ms. Sue

English
the boys' restroom the boys' lavatory the girls' restroom the girls' lavatory the faculty restroom the staff restroom the staff's restroom If anyone thinks of others, I'm sure he/she will add them!
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 8:56am by Writeacher

3rd Grade Math
There are 25 students in Mrs. Roberts 3rd grade class. There are 9 more boys than girls in the class. How many boys and girls are in Mrs. Robert's class? How can I explain this to my 8yr old in 3rd grade? I've got myself so confused in the process of trying to figure it out ...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 5:57pm by Lisa

math
I'm going to rewrite the question to make sure I've understood it. In 4a and 4c there are the same number of girls. There are 56 pupils in total in the two classes. If 1/3 of the people in 4a and 1/4 of the people in 4c are girls, find the total number of girls in both classes...
Monday, May 2, 2011 at 8:02am by David

Statistics
The variance of the mathematical scores of a sample of 21 high school girls was found to be 100 and that of a sample of 25 high school boys was 169. Test the hypothesis that the scores of the high school boys are more varying that those of the high school girls at alpha = 0.05...
Monday, January 27, 2014 at 10:22am by Anonymous

ratio
if 3 out of every 7 student are boys , write equivanent fractions that can be used to determine how many out of 84 are boys. use a variable to represent the number of boys help me please i need it for tomarrow
Monday, February 22, 2010 at 6:17pm by marivel

Math
A class consists of 16 boys,12girls, and 2 teachers. How many different committees of size eight can be formed if the committee must consist of 4 boys 3 girls and one teacher?
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 5:20pm by Abby

careers
I couldn't find any statistics on the genders of history majors. In my experience as a middle school social studies teacher, only about 10% of girls really like these subjects at this age. Typically, too, the contestants for the National Geographic Bee are mostly boys. Then, ...
Sunday, February 15, 2009 at 2:11pm by Ms. Sue

Math
Sustem of equations. I have to solve the system of equations by graphing and solving. Ther are thirty-three students in the Chess Club. There are five more boys than girls in the club. Write and solve a system of equations to find the number of boys and girls in the chess club.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 9:13pm by Alexis

math
The number of boys in a certain class exceed the number of girls by 7. If the number of boys is 5/4 of the number of girls, how many boys are there in the class? The choices of answers are: a) 21 b) 28 c) 35 d) 42 e) 63 I figured out that the answer is 35, but I did it by ...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 4:22pm by sylvie

Math
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
Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 3:32pm by Shelby

Math
There 1170 students in a school. The ration of girls to boys is 23:22. The system below describes relatioonships between the number of girls and the number of boys. g+b=1170 g/b=23/22 a. what's the proportion for g when you solve it? b. how do you solve the system?
Monday, March 30, 2009 at 7:41pm by Angie

math in focus
number of girls --- x number of boys --- x+121 number of females -- y number of males ---- 3y number of women = y - x number of men = 3y - x - 121 "5/6 of the males were boys " ---> (5/6)(3y) = x + 121 15y = 6x + 726 6x - 15y = -726 2x - 5y = -242 ---- A "2/3 of the females...
Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 10:51pm by Reiny

Math
number of boys --- x number of girls ---- y x+y = 33 x-y = 5 add them: 2x = 38 x=19 then in the first: x+y=33 19+y = 33 y = 33-19 = 14 We have 19 boys and 14 girls check: do we have 33 students ? yes do we have 5 more boys than girls? YES!!!! To graph this first equation: pick...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 9:13pm by Reiny

Fractions
Last night 16/28 of the tenth grade girls and 19/30 of the tenth grade boys went to go ice skating. Did a greater fraction of tenth grade girls or boys went ice skating? Prove it.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 7:50pm by Dave

Maths Percentage
2/5 of the children in an art club were girls. 1/4 of the girls and 5/6 of the boys took part in a competition. 12 boys did not take part in the competition. a.) What percentage of the pupils in the art club did not take part in the competition? b.) How many girls did not take...
Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 8:43am by Unknown Error

layla
Mrs. Baker has to choose 2 students to lead the class field trip. If she draws from a list of 6 boys and 6 girls, what is the probability that 2 girls will be drawn? (Please Help!) A.1/7 B.5/24 C.5/22 D.5/6
Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 6:05pm by math

math
A play is being put on at the school. There are 9 possible roles for girls who are trying out and 10 roles for boys who are trying out. If 16 girls and 12 boys try out, what percent of chance does one girl have of getting in? What percent does one boy have?
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 5:54pm by Jill

math
In a group of 28, 16 are boys 12 are girls. what fractional part of the group are boys?
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 6:08pm by nancy

Math 5th
4/7 of a group of children are boys. If there are 18 more boys than girls, how many children are there altogether?
Friday, January 20, 2012 at 8:54pm by Patty

math
There are 15 students in Marcelo chess club. There are 2 times as many boys as girls . Howm many girls are in the club?
Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 7:22pm by nick

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