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Write the equation and solve the problem:

A high school graduating class is made up of 512 students. There are 70 more girls than boys. How many boys are in the class?

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    Let x = number of boys

    x + x + 70 = 512
    2x = 512 - 70
    2x = 442
    x = ?

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    x=221


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    You're welcome, Clair.

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