# 5th math

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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 ?

• 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

• 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

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