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There are 27 students in Mrs. Reeds class. The number of boys and number of girls are both composite numbers. There are 3 more girls than boys. How many girls and how many boys are in the class?

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    X Boys
    (X+3) Girls.
    x + (x+3) = 27.
    2x = 27-3 = 24
    X = 12.
    X+3 = 15.

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