# In a class of 48 students , the no. of boys is 3/5 of the no. of girls. find number of boys and girls in the class

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by sunay

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and no. of boys =3/5 x

so : x + 3/5x =48

solving this the value of x is 30

so no. of girls is 30 nd boys is. 3/5 of 30, i.e. 18

then, no of boys will be 3x / 5

now, x + 3x / 5 =48

∴ x = 30

then, 3x / 5=18

no of girls = x =30

no of boys = 3x / 5 =18