## There are 5 more girls than boys in a class. The girls are 60 percent a. How many pupils are in the class?

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There are 5 more girls than boys in a class. The girls are 60 percent

a. How many pupils are in the class?

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Answer:25.Step-by-step explanation:Let the number of pupils be x, then:

there are 0.6x girls and 0.4x boys.

From the given information:

0.6x – 0.4x = 5

0.2x = 5

x = 5/0.2

= 50/2

= 25.