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Asked Apr 17, 2019
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14) A high school graduating class os made up of 445 students. There are 97 girls more girls than boys. How many boys are in the class?

A.445 boys B.271 boys C.97 boys D.174 boys

 

 

 

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Understand: The number of students in a high school graduating class is 445. And there are 97 more girls than boys. Consider the number of boys be x, then from given the number of girls becomes

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Step 2

Translate: Total students are 445, that is number of boys plus number of girls is 445.

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Step 3

Solve: Find the value of x in order...

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