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In a middle school 5th grade class there are 5 girls for every 4 boys. all together the class has 27 students. How many boys are in the class?

asked by Matt Lyon
  1. 4/9 = b/27

    9b = 108

    b = 12

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. 12

    posted by Anonymous
  3. 4/9=b/27
    9b=108
    108/9=
    12 boys

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