# Math

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There are 8 more girls in the math club. The club has a total of 44. How many are girls and how many are boys?

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Let x = the number of boys

x + x + 8 = 44

2x + 8 - 8 = 44 - 8
2x = 36
x = 36/2
x = 18

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