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Math word problem: There are 25 students in Mrs. Roberts 3rd grade class. There are 9 more boys than girls in the class. How many boys and girls are in Mrs. Robert's class.
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Let x = the number of girls.
x + x + 9 = 25
2x = 25  9
2x = 16
x = 16/2
x = 8posted by Ms. Sue

suppose the number of girls in class is x
then, the number of boys is x+9
x+(x+9)=25posted by Shelly

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