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Let the number of boys be x
Then the no. of girls = 3/5x
x + 3/5x = 40
5x+3x = 40*5
8x = 200
x = 200/8
x = 25
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Let the number of boys = x
Number of girls =  \frac{3}{5} x
x +  \frac{3}5}  x = 40




5x+3x = 40*5

8x = 200

x =  \frac{200}{8}

x =  \frac{100}{4}

x = 25

Number of boys in the class is 25.
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