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The ratio of boys to girls in a group is 4:1. If there are 33 more boys than girls, work out how many people there are in total.

 Mar 1, 2020
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b/g = 4  or  b = 4g  (1)

 

b = g + 33   (2)

 

Can you use these two equations to find b and g and hence the total, b + g?

 Mar 1, 2020

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