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The class has 24 pupils, with 40% fewer boys than girls. How many boys and girls are in the class?

Correct answer:

c =  9
d =  15

Step-by-step explanation:

c = d - 40/100 d

c = d - 40/100•d

c+d = 24
100c-60d = 0

c = 9
d = 15

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