# 80 girls and boys have planned for a movie.they are in a ratio of 6 girls to 2 boys. How many girls are there

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Ratio of girls to boys = 6:2

Let girls = 6x and boys = 2x

total = 6x+2x = 8x

given that total = 80

⇒ 8x = 80

⇒ x = 80/8

⇒ x = 10

girls = 6x = 6×10 = 60

Let girls = 6x and boys = 2x

total = 6x+2x = 8x

given that total = 80

⇒ 8x = 80

⇒ x = 80/8

⇒ x = 10

girls = 6x = 6×10 = 60

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Total students= 80

ratio of boys and girls= 6:2

let the common multiple be x

6x + 2x=80

8x=80

x=80÷8

x=10

now substitute x value in 6x and 2x

no. of girls= 6x

= 6(10)

= 60

no. of boys= 2x

= 2(10)

= 20

ANS= No of girls are 60

ratio of boys and girls= 6:2

let the common multiple be x

6x + 2x=80

8x=80

x=80÷8

x=10

now substitute x value in 6x and 2x

no. of girls= 6x

= 6(10)

= 60

no. of boys= 2x

= 2(10)

= 20

ANS= No of girls are 60