# Math

posted by Chad

Mrs coopers 5th grade class has 11 more girls than boys. There are 35 students in all. How many girls are there?

1. Ms. Sue

x + x + 11 = 35

2x + 11 - 11 = 35 - 11

2x = 24

x = 12 boys

12 + 11 = ______ girls

2. anonymous

23
work:
35-11=24
24/2=12 boys
12+11=23 girls
to check work:
23+12=35

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