14. The numbers of girls and boys in a class are in the ratio 5:4. The number of girls is 6 more than the number of boys. Wha

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14. The numbers of girls and boys in a
class are in the ratio 5:4. The number
of girls is 6 more than the number of
boys. What is the total class strength ?​

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Ivy 3 months 2021-10-15T17:22:27+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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  1. Emma
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    2021-10-15T17:23:52+00:00

    Answer:

    54

    Step-by-step explanation:

    The numbers of girls and boys in a

    class are in the ratio 5:4

    let the number of girls is 5a. then the number of boys is 4a

    given, 5a = 4a + 6

    => 5a – 4a = 6

    => a = 6

    total class strength = 5a + 4a = 9a = 9×6 = 54

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