There are 96 fourth-graders at Small Tree Intermediate School. 43 on them are girls. On Friday, 5 fourth-grade girls and 4 fourth-grade boys were absent. How many fourth grade boys were at Small Tree Intermediate School on Friday?
49 boys were present at small tree intermediate school on Friday
Number of Fourth graders at the Small Tree intermediate school =96
Number of Girls= 43
Number of girls absent on Friday= 5
Number of boys absent on Friday= 4
Number of fourth grade boys on Friday=?
Let the number of boys be x
Total number of students = Number of girls + Number of boys
=>96= 43+ x
=> 96 - 43=x
So, the total number of fourth grade boys = 53
On Friday, 4 boys were absent
No of boys present on Friday= total number of boys - boys absent on Friday
No of boys present on Friday = 53-4
No of boys present on Friday = 49