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Five hundred eighty-eight pupils go to school. Girls are 10% more than boys. How many boys do they go to school and how many girls?

Correct answer:

c =  280
d =  308

Step-by-step explanation:

c+d = 588
d = 1.10 c

c+d = 588
d = 1.10•c

c+d = 588
1.1c-d = 0

c = 280
d = 308

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