# In class of 40 students the number of girls is three-fifths of the number of boys.find the number of boys in the class.

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by mashwaq35

2016-03-08T22:41:04+05:30

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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
2016-03-13T09:55:55+05:30

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Let the number of boys = x
Number of girls =
x +

5x+3x = 40*5

8x = 200

x =

x =

x = 25

Number of boys in the class is 25.