Classroom

There are eighty more girls in the class than boys. Boys are 40 percent and girls are 60 percent. How many are boys and how many girls?

Correct result:

a =  240
b =  160

Solution:


a = 80+b
a = 0.6 (a+b)

a = 80+b
a = 0.6•(a+b)

a-b = 80
0.4a-0.6b = 0

a = 240
b = 160

Our linear equations calculator calculates it.



We would be pleased if you find an error in the word problem, spelling mistakes, or inaccuracies and send it to us. Thank you!






Showing 0 comments:
avatar




Tips to related online calculators
Our percentage calculator will help you quickly calculate various typical tasks with percentages.
Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

Next similar math problems:

  • Pupils
    family_29 There are 32 pupils in the classroom, and girls are two-thirds more than boys. a) How many percents are more girls than boys? Round the result to a whole percentage. b) How many are boys in the class? c) Find the ratio of boys and girls in the class. Writ
  • In the classroom
    skola_1 There are 30 boys and a few girls in the class. In the six months, 28 boys and all girls benefited, which was 95% of all pupils. How many pupils are there in the classroom?
  • Cross-country competition
    spartakiada Cross-country competition was attended by 76% of pupils of class 9.B. Class consis of 16 boys, two of whom did not run and 4 girls did not run. How many girls go to class 9.B?
  • The farmer
    kombajn The farmer harvested 840 tons of grain in 2006, which was 44% less than in 2005, and one-fifth more than in 2004. How many tons of grain harvested in years 2005 and 2004?
  • Employees
    percent_26 There are 1116 people working in three factory halls. In the first one, there are 18% more than the third, and 60 persons more than the second. How many employees work in individual halls?
  • Two math problems
    coins 1) The sum of twice a number and -6 is nine more than the opposite of that number. Find the number. 2) A collection of 27 coins, all nickels, and dimes, is worth $2.10. How many of each coin are there? The dime, in United States usage, is a ten-cent coin.
  • 3 days
    kontrolor Worker checked 2,950 products in 3 days. Second day checked 25% more than the first day. The third day 15% more products than the second day. How many products he checked in each day.
  • Two workers
    safarik_stu Two workers make 138 parts/items. The first one produces 30% more than the second. How many items will each produce?
  • Three piles
    sugar 100 kg of sugar we divide into three piles. The first pile is small. If we added to second 2 kg of sugar it would have 25% more sugar than the first pile. If we added to third pile 3 kg of sugar it would have 20% more sugar than the 2nd pile. How many kil
  • Paddlers
    vodacky Students of canoeists trip traveled in three days 102 km. Second day traveled 15% more than first day and at the third day 9 km over the second day. How many kilometers traveled each day?
  • Company and employees
    workers_49 There are 370 employees in the company - women are 15% less than men. How many men work in the company?
  • Ski class
    ski Class attend 30 boys and some number of girls. Ski training was attended by 28 boys and all the girls, which was 95% of all students. How many girls attend this class? How many percent is that?
  • Chickens and rabbits
    pipky In the yard were chickens and rabbits. Together they had 27 heads and 86 legs. How many chickens and how many rabbits were in the yard?
  • Crowns
    money_4 1180 crowns is divided into three people that A got 20% less than B and C by 15% more than B. How many got A,B and C?
  • School year
    boys_girls At the end of the school year has awarded 20% of the 250 children who attend school. Awat got 18% boys and 23% of girls. Determine how many boys and how many girls attend school.
  • Property
    pozemok The length of the rectangle-shaped property is 8 meters less than three times of the width. If we increase the width 5% of a length and lendth reduce by 14% of the width it will increase the property perimeter by 13 meters. How much will the property cost
  • Tickets
    cinema2_16 1260 tickets sold. On the first day, 80% was sold on the second day was sold. How many tickets were sold first and how much the next day?