# Math

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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

• Math -

Obviously there are 12 girls

so ratio of girls : total
= 12 : 27
= 4 : 9

The ratios should have been reduced in the answer choices.

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