# math

there are 80 students in math club. For every 5 girls, there are 3 boys. How many girls & boys in club.

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1. Let x equal the number of girls.

Cross multiply and solve for x.

5/8 = x/80
8x = 400
x = 50

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2. 5+3=8
50+30=80
If for every 5 girls there are 3 boys, then for 50 girls there are 30 boys and 50+30=80 students in math club.

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