# mathematics

solve problem using ratio 5:8 in a school are girls and 135 boys how many children are in the school in total.

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1. 8/8-5/8 = 3/8 Boys.

3x/8 = 135
Multiply both sides by 8/3:
X = 8/3 * 135 = 360 Children.

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