SIXTH GRADE MATH

The ratio of boys to girls at a day care cent is 5 to 4. Which of the following cannot be the total number of children at the center?

A. 27 children
B. 54 children
C. 60 children
D. 72 children

Is the answer 60. The reason I chose 60 children is because the total number of children is 9. 9 cannot go into 60.

Is my answer correct?

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  1. correct
    Did you notice that your thinking was along the same lines as that in your previous problem?

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  2. Yes! Thank you!

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  3. 60

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  4. So, it's 60?

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