the number of boys and girls in a class are in ratio of 7:5. the number of boys is 8 more than girls what is the total strength of the class?

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total no of students 48

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the number of boys and girls in a class are in ratio of 7:5. the number of boys is 8 more than girls what is the total strength of the class?

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by mongoose

total no of students 48

20

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Let the no. of girls be 5x

No. of boys=7x

According to the question

5x+8=7x

7x-5x=8

2x=8

x=8/2

x=4

No. of girls=5*4=20

no. of boys=7*4 or 5*4+8=28

Hence the total strength of the class is 20+28=48

No. of boys=7x

According to the question

5x+8=7x

7x-5x=8

2x=8

x=8/2

x=4

No. of girls=5*4=20

no. of boys=7*4 or 5*4+8=28

Hence the total strength of the class is 20+28=48

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B:g=7:5

b=8+g

=>(8+g):g=7:5

=>g=20

Hence,b=8+g

=>b=8+20=28

therefore,there are 28 boys and 20 girls in the class.

=>total strength in the class=28+20

=48

b=8+g

=>(8+g):g=7:5

=>g=20

Hence,b=8+g

=>b=8+20=28

therefore,there are 28 boys and 20 girls in the class.

=>total strength in the class=28+20

=48