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The ratio of boys to girls in a group is 5:3. If there are 22 more boys than girls, work out how many girls there are
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#2
33
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(Original post by MoonlightTiger16)
33
Yes this is the answer but if you want to know how to do it:
Set number of boys to 5x
Set number of girls to 3x
5x-3x=22
2x=22
x=11
Then to find number of girls
3×11=33

Hope this helps for future problems 🙂
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#4
you can see that there are two more units of boys than girls ( 5 -3 = 2 )

so these two units must be the 22 boys....
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