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In the fifth grade at Lenape Elementary School, there are 3/4

 as many girls as there are boys. There are 63 students in the fifth grade. How many students are girls?

 Apr 28, 2021

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lets say there are b boys. This means tehr are 3b/4 girls. b+3b/4=7b/4=63

 

solving for b, we have

 

b/4=9

b=36

 

3/4 x 36 = $\boxed{27}$

 Apr 29, 2021
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Best Answer

lets say there are b boys. This means tehr are 3b/4 girls. b+3b/4=7b/4=63

 

solving for b, we have

 

b/4=9

b=36

 

3/4 x 36 = $\boxed{27}$

SparklingWater2 Apr 29, 2021

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