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In a school 5/8 of the students were girls if the no of girls is 120 more than that of the boys what is the strength of the school how many boys are there




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Girls are 5/8th of the total students
then boys will be 3/8th of total students
Let x be the total students
5x/8 - 3x/8 = 120
⇒x/4 = 120
⇒x =480
so number of girls will be 300
and number of boys will be 180
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Let the number of students be x.... no. of girls=5x/8 no.of boys=3x/8 5x/8=120+3x/8 2x/8=120 therefore x=480 no of boys is 3(480)/8=180...
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