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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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