In a class are 44 pupils. Boys are 8 less than girls. How many boys and girls are in the classroom?

Correct answer:

a =  18
b =  26

Step-by-step explanation:

a+b=44 a=b8  a+b=44 ab=8  Row2Row1Row2 a+b=44 2b=52  b=252=26 a=44b=4426=18  a=18 b=26

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